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Experience:  Mechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing
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Can't open gas lid, just bought car, 07 Passat sedan 20T,

Customer Question

can't open gas lid
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: just bought car
JA: What is the model/year of your VW?
Customer: 07 Passat sedan 20T
JA: Are you fixing your Passat yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes. I tried button on drivers door
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no ok
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Matt replied 2 months ago.

Hello

ok there's a manual release for the filler flap tucked away in the trunk behind the liner

this video shows where

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRbBKSPW37Y

once you have the flap open then apply some grease to the catch

Expert:  Matt replied 2 months ago.

Hi

do you still need help?

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