Fuel Fill Door Opener Cable Replacement

SRS components are located in this area. Review the SRS component locations, and the precautions and procedures, before performing repairs or service.


1.Remove these items:

2.Pull the carpet back as necessary.

3.Remove the bolts (A), then remove the opener (B). Detach the clip (C) (for some models) by using a clip remover, and remove the fuel fill door opener cable (D) from the clips (E, F).


4.Remove the cushion tape (G). Remove the cable from the clip (H), and detach the clips (C) by using a clip remover.

5.Remove the fuel fill door latch (I) from the body by turning it 90°, then remove the fuel fill door opener cable from the vehicle. Take care not to bend the cable.

6.Install the opener cable (A) in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:

  • Replace any damaged clips, and replace the cushion tape.
  • Align the mark (B) on the cable with the clips and cushion tape. At the bottom of the center pillar, align the front cushion tape (C) with the hole (D) in the body, and or RHD, align rear cushion tape (E) with a harness clip (F).