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I went to gas up my 2002 Honda Civic. I pressed the lever inside the cab to release the gas hatch and the hatch would not open. I tried and tried again. A couple of "new" friends at the gas station tried to get it open but to no avail. I think the release cable must be disconnected or broken. How do I check this out or replace it? Thanks for listening David Lamont, AB.

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  • Rick Byrd
    Rick Byrd May 11, 2010

    most likely in the trunk is an emergency release , have you looked ?

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PULL ON THE RELEASE LEVER SOMEONE TAP HARD ON THE OUTSIDE COVER IF THIS DON'T WORK PULL ON THE CABLE WITH VISE GRIPS IF THAT DON'T WORK INSERT A SMALL FLAT BLADE SCREW DRIVER IN THE DOOR AND TRY TO RELEASE THE HINGE.

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