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Kevin, VW Mechanic
Category: VW
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Experience:  Diagnostic technician at vw/ audi specialist
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2009 Tiguan fuel door will not open. Yes and no change in

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2009 Tiguan fuel door will not open.
JA: How has your mileage been lately? Has the car been starting normally?
Customer: Yes and no change in mileage.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just locking and unlocking doors from inside the car and also with key fob.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Driver's side door latch failed and was replaced a week or so ago.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Hi im kevin this is reasonable common on the tiguan .the lock solonoid fails .first thing to try is gently push in on fuel door whilst locking and unlocking the car