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98 XJ8 fuel lid locked can't open to put gas in

I can't lift the gas cap lid. It seems locked, but I can't figure out how to unlock it so I can put gas in. It is the hatch, not the cap. I can't get the hatch open to access the gas cap. How do I unlock the hatch? I can't find the lock button or whatever....

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  • justinbusby Dec 19, 2008

    I accessed the electric lock mechanism from underneath through the trunk. I still can't find the lock button in the car though.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    locked gas cap but wll not unlock

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There should be an emergency bypass cable in the trunk to open the gas door.

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

  • John Weathers
    John Weathers Dec 24, 2008

    Sorry it took so long to get back with you. There is no button inside the car. As soon as you unlock your drivers door the gas door should unlock also. If it isn't you have a problem with the locking solenoid at the door.

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