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Old 03-02-2002, 09:29 PM
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Emergancy fuel door release?

Last night when getting diesel, my fuel filler door was locked and it took a couple tries of locking and unlocking the doors to open it. First time this has happened, most likely due to really cold weather.

I am leaving in a couple days for chicago (Comdex) and will be driving the 92 300D 2.5 turbo (124).

If I do have problems opening it while on the road, i am in trouble, lol. Isnt there an emergancy release mechanism?
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Old 03-02-2002, 09:52 PM
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To get the door open, you would have to open the trunk and reach behind the black inner liner. You could feel the vacuum servo and pull on it.
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Old 03-03-2002, 04:19 PM
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Thank you Donnie
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Old 03-03-2002, 06:47 PM
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Donnie:
Isn't there a knob on the back of the actuator that you pull on to release it?
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