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Experience:  Mechanical Engineer with 23 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing
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I have a 2007 E500 Mercedes Benz and I cannot open my gas

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I have a 2007 E500 Mercedes Benz and I cannot open my gas cap; it is stuck.
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: Same as usual.
JA: What is the model of your '07 Mercedes?
Customer: E500
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. I cannot seem to find the emergency release switch?
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Car is on empty
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.


if you mean you can't open the fuel filler flap that covers the tank cap then there should be a emergency release cable in the trunk

its tucked away behind the carpet trim (see diagram)