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I am having difficulty opening the cover to the gas cap. The switch on the drivers side door won't release the external door so that I can remove the gas cap and fill my tank. HELP

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The cable release for the gas door may have broken, try reading the Owner's Manual for a alternative way to release the door or call your local Volkswagen Dealer and ask to speak to someone in the Body Shop or a Service Technician to give you a solution.

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

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