Hyundai Sonata: Exterior features / Fuel Filler Door

Opening the fuel filler door

The fuel filler door must be opened from inside the vehicle by pushing the fuel filler door opener button.

1. Turn the engine off.

2. Push the fuel filler door opener button.

3. Pull the fuel filler door (1) out to fully open.

4. To remove the fuel tank cap (2), turn it counterclockwise. You may hear a hissing noise as the pressure inside the tank equalizes.

5. Place the cap on the fuel filler door.

Information

If the fuel filler door does not open because ice has formed around it, tap lightly or push on the door to break the ice and release the door. Do not pry on the door. If necessary, spray around the door with an approved deicer fluid (do not use radiator antifreeze) or move the vehicle to a warm place and allow the ice to melt.

Detecting area
The Smart Trunk operates with a welcome alert if the smart key is detected within 20~40 inches (50~100 cm) from the trunk. The alert stops at once if the smart key is positioned outside the dete ...

Closing the fuel filler door
1. To install the fuel tank cap, turn it clockwise until it "clicks" one time. 2. Close the fuel filler door until it is latched securely. WARNING Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. Failure t ...

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Hyundai Sonata LF 2014-2019 Service Manual: Repair procedures
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