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Squirrel ate gas tank

Tank leaking where critter chewed white plastic plug on rear wall of black plastic gas tank. Is this plug replaceable? Where would I get it. The plug is about half way up rear wall of tank. See pics. Need info ASAP. Tank leaks seriously when more than half full.
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I couldn't tell you exactly what the piece is called, but you may try browsing on clipsandfasteners.com, they may have what you're looking for.
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I'm not sure of the name of it either. Maybe some sort of grommet will work? Idk.

I don't see it on this diagram. Maybe pick one off of a junkyard truck?

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Grommet????
This is a cap/plug that is about 3" in diameter.
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This is neither a clip nor a fastener.
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Grommet????
This is a cap/plug that is about 3" in diameter.
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This is neither a clip nor a fastener.
Ever heard of "don't judge a book by it's cover?" Same applies here. That site has all kinds of caps, plugs, fasteners, clips, and other odd and ends. I was just trying to give you a place to start. Show it to a dealer and let them get it for you, or go to a JY if you don't want to look for it online.
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Grommet????
This is a cap/plug that is about 3" in diameter.
yes 3" grommets exist...
Just go to a junkyard and pull one off of a truck like i said before. You probably won't even be charged for it
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For those that live in areas where "critters" like to chew on stuff, put a bead of silicone (from a tube that you use for making gaskets) on the surface. Critters don't like this stuff. A roofing friend of mine told me about this trick; roofers will put a bead of it on the lead tube covers you have on your roof (vents for the bathroom). The squirrels and other chewing critters will not chew on it.
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