Question about Renault Clio
Petrol cap door stays locked
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Can you hear it clicking at gas door when you hit switch? Try having someone hit switch while you push in a little on it. Once open, lubricate little release part inside.
Posted on Dec 28, 2008
SOURCE: Petrol Fuel Cap door won't open
I had the same problem. Pressing the fuel door unlock button did not work, and I couldn't find any emergency release in the cargo/trunk area. Eventually, I clicked the Lock / Unlock button on the key fob a couple of times and tried again, this time holding the fuel door release button for 1-2 seconds, and it worked. I then sprayed some door lock lubricant into the fuel door lock in case there was something sticking in the mechanism. Don't know if this truly "fixed" the problem, but it's working now.
Posted on May 15, 2009
Sounds like the solenoid is defective, but the petrol cap can be opened by opening the boot and putting your hand down the side of the back panel (petrol cap side). You should be able to feel the solenoid and on the back there is a lever that can be pulled out which will release the petrol cap latch.
Posted on Dec 01, 2009
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