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Old 07-04-2001, 09:54 PM
94 E320
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Fairfax, VA
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I have this weird problem with my fuel filler flap. Usually when I open the door or unlock the door the flap is easily openable (wonder if thats a real word). This would be the normal routine....when u unlock the door all doors (doors/trunk/fuel flap) opens.

Lately it refuses to open up and in order to fill gas I must manually release it via some cord in the trunk. The weird thing is sometimes it works properly and sometimes I have to manually release it. I'd say the ratio is currently 80% via the manual release way.

Anyone have ideas as to what is causing this annoying problem and how to resolve it?


Specs: 94 e320 sedan
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Old 07-04-2001, 10:07 PM
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You should replace the vacuum element. IT is located on the other end of the cord you are pulling on.
Donnie Drummonds
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Old 07-05-2001, 11:26 AM
94 E320
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Thanks for the info....any idea of the cost (cost & labor)?

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