how do release the gas cap cover when it is broken? on mazda 3

Asked by Jun 16, 2014 at 01:16 PM about the 2004 Mazda MAZDA3 i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when I pulled into gas station this morning my release leaver would not open the door that covers my gas cap would not release.  is there an override.  I need gas?

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There should be a release handle in the trunk. It's usually on a cable.

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You may need to pull back the side trunk liner to fond it though.


In the rear trunk there is an area where you can access the inside of. gas door. You can release it manually

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