gas lid switch is broken, 98 Passat. How to open manually?

Asked by Nov 08, 2014 at 11:28 PM about the 1998 Volkswagen Passat 4 Dr GLS 1.8T Turbo Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The switch to open the gas lid is broken on my 98 Passat.  HOw do you open the lid
manually?

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You will have to go through trunk,to get to the actuator,from there you can grab the cable on top of actuator motor,and pull it.

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