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The fuel door on my 2008 Chevy Aveo won't open, is there an emergency release?

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Yes there should be one behind the panel (there may be a small access panel that pops out) in the rear just inside from the fuel door, a little plastic handle with a cable attached. Refer to the owner's manual.

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SOURCE: The fuel door release on 2003 Honda Accord is not working.

Open the trunk and pull back the drivers side liner inside of the trunk. You can follow the black cable to the fuel door. When you reach a black wing tipped connector you twist the 90 degrees and it will pop out and the door will open.
What was the original problem?

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SOURCE: 2002 santa fe can't release fuel door/cover

There should be an adjustment point on this cable at either end. Adjust to make the cable shorter and this should solve your problem.

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SOURCE: Fuel door release will not open

  • Remove fuel tank filler cap.
  • Push back release rod - 9 - by operating remote control unlock and remove bolt - 2 -.
  • Remove rubber part - 8 - from tank filler flange and swivel out tank flap unit - 1 - from side panel - 7 -.Assembly piece - 4 - and actuator - 6 - is installed.
    • Install tank flap unit - 1 - (rubber part rolled up) with hinge side first.
    • Bolt tank flap unit - 1 - and assembly piece - 4 - with bolt - 2 -.
    Tightening torques: Bolts - 2 - 1.5 Nm
    • Remove side luggage compartment trim.
    • Disconnect harness connector at actuator - 6 -.
    • Remove actuator - 6 - using special tool Socket wrench T 10010 from angled mounting bracket.
    • Remove actuator - 6 - together with release rod - 9 - from seal - 5 - and assembly piece - 4 -.
    Installation is reverse of removal.
    Tightening torques: Bolts for actuator - 6 - 1.5 Nm .
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    SOURCE: Is there an emergency release for the fuel door on

    You'll have to remove the trim on the inside of the car right behind the fuel tank in order to release it manually.

    If you're lucky, the cable may have separated either at the fuel door, or at the lever and you may be able to run a new cable by threading it through the old one. Otherwise, you'll have to remove all the trim to trace the cable. You may also be lucky and that the cable runs under the bottom of your car

    Posted on Oct 14, 2009


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