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Subaru Impreza gas cap door won't open

On my 2005 Subaru Impreza the door to the gas cap won't open. Any suggestions?

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  • rickdees Apr 23, 2009

    My son didn't see any manual release. Is there one and if so where should he be looking?


  • rickdees Apr 23, 2009

    Thanks for your help. My wife got it open by popping the door.

  • blueextc3221
    blueextc3221 May 11, 2010

    Manual release inside trunk - Behind trunkliner??



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If there is one - In trunk - directly behind the gas filler door - behind trunkliner (carpet)
The cable should not have any problems... use a partner to hold the door release and try and pry it open with your fingers.
The spring popper may be bad.
Try this if you dont have an assistant :D
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I had this problem with my STI -- easy to fix by bending the little metal on the inside of the fuel door that provides the spring action to open the door. 5 second fix

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Posted on Apr 23, 2009


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