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Gas door latch not working

The gas door latch is not working but the trunk lid does operate as intended. The sedan Civic is using a single cable that divides in two, one to open the trunk lid and the other one to operate the gas door latch. When pulling the handle inside the car on the driver side it open the trunk lid and when pusing the handle it should open the gas door but it doesn't. All cable are working fine and freely. I suspect it is the handle into the car that is defective ???

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  • akn112703 May 03, 2009

    I have a 2001 Honda civic . I just bought this with 101,000 miles. When I went to fill gas for the first time on this car I had the same problem. I had to break the latch using a screwdriver. Now I'm trying to see how can Iget the gas door latch fixed. Any suggestion?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    trunk & gas door want open

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    gas door and trunk lid wont open from inside car

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Cable going into the front mechnism as broken at the ie down point, it was simply re-attached.

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