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2002 santa fe can't release fuel door/cover

I believe that slack has developed between the release lever ( on the floor left of the driver's seat) and the release latch in the fuel cap recess.
The latch does respond when the lever is pulled, just not enough to release the fuel door.
I can't find any obvious access to the cable connections or an emergency release for the door.

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  • jjkiley Jan 10, 2009

    My problem is finding access to the cable and the adjustment points.


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There should be an adjustment point on this cable at either end. Adjust to make the cable shorter and this should solve your problem.

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