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Fuel filler door won't close

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Fuel filler door won't close

Postby ctb » Thu Jan 07, 2021 5:49 pm

My wife's 1990 CRX Si (44,959 original miles) fuel filler door opens fine but won't close unless I pull up on the fuel filler release lever and then push on the door to close it. I have photos but the file size is too large to allow posting.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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Re: Fuel filler door won't close

Postby Baker » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:19 pm

It may be time to lubricate the release tab by the door. That's where I would start since it sounds like the popper is not going back into place to allow it to close.
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Re: Fuel filler door won't close

Postby ykf7b0 » Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:07 am

The pre formed metal on the inside of the filler door could have gotten bent just enough to cause this issue. Work with it and bend it slightly to adjust.
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