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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: 10 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Matt replied 10 months ago.


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

this video shows where

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

Expert:  Matt replied 9 months ago.


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