Any advice or experience on replacing the petrol cap rubber seal?

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julianharty
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Any advice or experience on replacing the petrol cap rubber seal?

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I've two Kanguro X petrol caps, both have cracks appearing in the petrol cap rubber seal. I've found how to remove the main section from the top of the cap by gently levering straight the 4 metal 'fingers' that hold it in place. However the rest of the assembly seems to be riveted together. I tried to tease the rubber out in case it was effectively a wide, flat o-shaped ring, however that didn't seem to work. So I'd appreciate any insights on how to replace the rubber seal.
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I do have suitable sheet material to cut out the seal, where I'd particularly appreciate tips is how to either split the assembly so it can be reassembled successfully or how to remove and replace the seal without needing to split the assembly - if that's practical.

Thank you.
BTW I'll probably split this cap assembly soon if no one can suggest a better approach.

I'll update this post with my progress.

Thank you, Julian
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