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I have a 2009 Nissan Quest. The cover they opens by a switch

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I have a 2009 Nissan Quest. The cover they opens by a switch on driver side door isn't opening. With this in mind and not being able to force open is there a manual way to open it
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: The outside cover plate on area you put gas in want open. There's a switch on driver side door you normally push for it to open but it want. Is there a manual way to open it so I can put gas in tank
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Jake replied 1 year ago.
Hey there thanks for the question. An IMMEDIATE remedy to get the fuel door to open if it's NOT unlocking is to place something on the center right hand side of it to carefully pry it open. You may want to tape the painted area to make sure it doesn't scratch. The lock is simply a little actuator that holds a metal tab that bends easily. Im not sure if your saying the gas door won't unlock or if its just not partially opening? that will determine how to proceed with a fix later, I was giving you a way to get gas in the car for the time being.

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