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Jerry Can
Item Jerrycan.png
Stacks of N/A
Inventory slots


Use to

Refuel vehicles

You also need
  • (load) Fuel Tank
  • (use) Vehicle
Duration N/A
Location(s) Industrial, Farms
Rarity Common


Used to gas up vehicles, such as cars, boats and helicopters. Each Jerry can contain up to 20 liters of fuel.


Jerry cans are typically found full. To refill the can you must find a large fuel cylinder normally found within a few meters of a gas pump, or locate another vehicle you can siphon the fuel from.

Fuel Tanks[]

Large fuel tanks located near Petrol stations and sometimes industrial areas can be used to refill jerry cans. The individual pumps at stations themselves are non-functional due to the lack of electricity in Chernarus. A limited amount of gasoline will spawn in each tank every restart, meaning you may have to drain more than one to fill up your vehicle.


You can siphon fuel from vehicles. This assumes you have either the Jerry can or Fuel can in your main inventory and the vehicle has enough fuel to be siphoned.

See Also: Refueling, Vehicle fuel capacities

The four Tank Types which allow refilling the Jerry Can