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Fuel door release will not open

How do i replace the fuel door My 2001 Passat with fuel door release on the drivers door will not open the fuel door

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  • Remove fuel tank filler cap.
  • Push back release rod - 9 - by operating remote control unlock and remove bolt - 2 -.
  • Remove rubber part - 8 - from tank filler flange and swivel out tank flap unit - 1 - from side panel - 7 -.Assembly piece - 4 - and actuator - 6 - is installed.
    • Install tank flap unit - 1 - (rubber part rolled up) with hinge side first.
    • Bolt tank flap unit - 1 - and assembly piece - 4 - with bolt - 2 -.
    Tightening torques: Bolts - 2 - 1.5 Nm
    • Remove side luggage compartment trim.
    • Disconnect harness connector at actuator - 6 -.
    • Remove actuator - 6 - using special tool Socket wrench T 10010 from angled mounting bracket.
    • Remove actuator - 6 - together with release rod - 9 - from seal - 5 - and assembly piece - 4 -.
    Installation is reverse of removal.
    Tightening torques: Bolts for actuator - 6 - 1.5 Nm .
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