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Fuel Filler Cover lock

The locking motor for the cover is not working correctly. If in the locked position (by hand) the motor unlocks correctly. This suggests the motor, wiring and any relevant fuse are ok. When the vehicle is locked normally the motor fails to operate thus the cover remains unlocked.

As an extra test I removed the locking motor assembly and connected it to a 3v battery. It operated correctly in both directions by changing the polarity.

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  • electlen Oct 18, 2008

    No mechanical cable inside the vehicle, the pin of the locking motor acts through a hole in the hinged cover.

    The pin is quite free in both directions, as indicated by the movement achieved for as little as 3v from the battery (not sure what type of signal is provided by the control module hence used a low voltage the prove the point).

  • tony yeatman
    tony yeatman May 11, 2010

    do you have a cable inside vehicle

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You may have too much lock cover pressure on the release pin did you load test the release motor by putting your finger on it and see how much pressure it can push?not too much pressure though.Sorry earlier comment sent to wrong place

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    tony yeatman Oct 18, 2008

    Do you have a multi meter to test the current your getting at the motor when you activate it.Ihave not had the privelidge of working on your model and only trying to provide an answer from other types and models of cars in australia that i have worked on so please excuse the ignorance in some parts.

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