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Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 2:35 pm 
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Some C*** has jammed my fuel door shut during sometime yesteday.

I press hte button it sounds like its open (the springing noise) but it wont open.

How would I get it open?
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Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 2:52 pm 
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tried the manual release in the boot?

if not, you may need to encourage it open somehow.. small screwdriver in cloth maybe?
Is it pushed in at all?

bloody bastards damaging cars, furiating

 

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Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 4:02 pm 
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yeah just gently pry the door open with a flat head screwdriver... the solenoid opens and lets the door tab loose, but my bet is the door tab is bent somethere and is catching on the solenoid. (lol crappy grammer i know)

try and make sense of that!
lol good luck
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Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 5:47 pm 
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I had a quick go with a screw driver before work last night didnt get far. Didnt try boot realse though.

WHats a solenoid?
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Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 7:45 pm 
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Solenoid is a fancy name for electromagnet thingy mabob.
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Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 8:17 pm 
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[quote="Daniel"]tried the manual release in the boot?he 's right, it is behind the plastic cover where the petrol flap is.Pop it off, you can"t miss it. :wink:

 

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Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2005 3:13 am 
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Yeah the manual realese did it. DIdnt even think of it.
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