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I have a mercedes benz S500. My doors will not lock and I cannot open my gas tank door.They both went out at the same time. What could the problem be?

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Usually a wire broke. Open the drivers door, look in the jam, at the front of the door, you will see a rubber boot between the door and the car. This is usually where the wire breaks. the boot pops off the car and door.

Posted on Nov 23, 2014


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SOURCE: Gas Tank door stuck

Try having a second person pull on the door as you press the button, and also listen by the door to see if you can hear the release latch working. Also, open your trunk, and on the same side as your gas tank will be a little pull handle as an emergency release for your fuel door. It may be behind the trunk liner, but usualy they are easily accessable. and if you have any other problems, refer to the owner's manual to locate the release.

Posted on Dec 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Gas tank door not opening

Hi there,
Have you looked in the trunk on the side that the gas tank is on? There may be a fuel release switch. Couple of other things to try is to unlock all your doors from the inside of your car and/ or try pushing in and out on the gas door over and over until, hopefully, it triggers the device. I hope that will help you. I will keep trying to find the answer. Let me know. Have a great night.~MWD

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SOURCE: replacing the battery in a 2001 mercedes benz

Battery base has a device that clamps the battery on a step/notch on the side. Use a ratchet with an extension to loosen. Once it is loose you can remove the battery.

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a 1995 Mercedes Benz s320 and my doors wont lock

There is a central door locking pump under the back seat, the motor has gone in it, cheap way to repair is to strip it down and put a motor in it from a tyre compreser from argos for under £10 very easy to fit just two wires

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SOURCE: Merces Benz s500, Ignition key does not turn, can

Check Battery in car(make sure is not weak or dying), check battery in remote fob, possiable draw in system possiable fuse or possiable keyless entry module failure

Posted on Oct 20, 2009

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