Some problems on our automobiles look like insignificant but can be irritating, like having your wipers squeak for example. Others whether or not they are not serious will prevent you from using your Mercedes Benz E Class in a normal way, like having a flat tire or having the fuel door stuck on your xXX. You will not any longer have the ability to fill your tank and as a consequence ultimately not be able to use your car. This is precisely why we have created this article content, to help you obtain a rapid answer to your fuel trap problem so that you can use your car in a normal way. To achieve this, we will first try to understand why the fuel door of your Mercedes Benz E Class is stuck, and secondly, how to unblock it.
Why is the fuel door of my Mercedes Benz E Class stuck?
So we’ll commence our article content with the source of your fuel trap problems stuck on Mercedes Benz E Class. Realize that this fuel door is quite often controlled by an electric motor, but in some years or dependent on the options of your car it is only ran by a cable. In most cases, it is either the cable that seizes up, or, an electric motor that is at the end of its life. In some cases, it can be the fuel door fuse that is faulty on your Mercedes Benz E Class. So take into consideration verifying all these parts one at a time to find the source of your fuel door problem on Mercedes Benz E Class. Go to the next part of this article content to get answers to your problem.
What if the fuel door on my Mercedes Benz E Class is stuck?
We are now going to describe you one after the other the different answers to each of the triggers of a fuel door stuck on Mercedes Benz E Class, already to give you an immediate solution to allow you to put fuel in your car and above all a definitive solution to no longer suffer this kind of difficulty.
Examine the fuel door fuses
The first possible trigger of a stuck fuel door on your Mercedes Benz E Class is that the fuse for the door opening has failed. To solve this problem, you need to get your car manual, verify which fuse box the one you are interested in is in (dashboard or engine compartment) and once established, verify the condition and maybe change the fuse with a new one. If it is the fuel filler cap that is stuck on your Mercedes Benz E Class, do not be reluctant to have a look at our article to help you fix your problem.
Examine the fuel door control cable
The second possible cause of your fuel door problem being stuck on Mercedes Benz E Class is that the fuel control cable is seized up. To solve this problem, you will have to try to use a flat screwdriver to pry the fuel door lock with a flat screwdriver for example at the same time as you try to open the fuel door opener. Do not be reluctant to use WD40 type lubricant to lubricate the cable and avoid reproducing this problem.
Replace the fuel door opening motor
Frequently, the problem will be caused by the engine that controls the opening of the fuel door of your Mercedes Benz E Class. If the hatch is blocked, the engine may be burnt out, to change it, you will have to change the engine, for this, you will have to access it from the inside of your trunk, by removing the lining of it.
Use the emergency opening pull in the trunk
Finally, last solution to unlock a fuel door on Mercedes Benz E Class, you have to use the emergency opening rod in your trunk. To achieve this, remove the trunk liner on the side of the fuel door and read your Mercedes Benz E Class owner’s manual for the exact location of the fuel door. All you have to do is activate it to unlock the fuel flap of your car.
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