Fuel cap release

Asked by Jun 11, 2011 at 02:17 PM about the 1972 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: General

Can't find the release button to open the door to the gas cap. Just got her and it's been 26
years since I've been near one. I know its simple and i am going to look foolish but she needs gas bad. Thank you

3 Answers


Its a cable with or without a handle on it under the far right side of the bottom of the dash on the passenger side of the cab under the glovebox.

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