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Correct. You stick your finger in the dimple and push and quickly release. The door opens a little and then you can open it all the way.

I saw one in person over the weekend and tried the fuel door. It's a clever design but I wonder how it will holdup after five years in freezing weather. Time will tell.
 

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Correct. You stick your finger in the dimple and push and quickly release. The door opens a little and then you can open it all the way.

I saw one in person over the weekend and tried the fuel door. It's a clever design but I wonder how it will holdup after five years in freezing weather. Time will tell.
My 93xj had a fuel door with no lever or button inside the cabin to push. I simply pushed on the fuel door and it opened. It was working after 22 years in Northwest Ohio, as far as I know its still working, I sold the Jeep recently.

I like it much better than having a lever to pull, I have a Toyota mr2 with a lever that pulls a cable. The cable broke, until I replaced the cable I had to reach between the tire and the fender, go up the body panel to manually open the fuel door.
 

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the only downside with fuel doors that only have an internal release is when that release malfunctions.
but for the times it works, it's great for the added security as its no nearly as easy to siphon gas
 

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While not as simple as my XJ, tis a pretty simple release mechanism which means less of a chance of failure. And thinking about it if it were to fail it would still be usable, hopefully.

Really hoping these suckers prove to be as reliable as my XJ.
 

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Trouble with fuel cap

I had trouble trying to open the petrol cap whilst at a fuel station only yesterday. I'd had the car washed just before and I'm wondering if too much water had entered and the suction was too hard. I left it for a couple of hours and it seemed fine. Anyone else have this issue?
 

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I had bought a 2015 TH that I traded in for a 2016 Limited and until I filled the gas tank the first time in the Limited I didn't know that there is suppose to be the rubber cap attached to the door that goes over the filler hole when you close the door. I would have never known and it never caused me any problems. Or was the rubber cap add to the 2016?
 

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I had bought a 2015 TH that I traded in for a 2016 Limited and until I filled the gas tank the first time in the Limited I didn't know that there is suppose to be the rubber cap attached to the door that goes over the filler hole when you close the door. I would have never known and it never caused me any problems. Or was the rubber cap add to the 2016?
Many '15s do not have that. Mine doesn't. I think it was a late model-year addition.
 

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Many '15s do not have that. Mine doesn't. I think it was a late model-year addition.
Say wha? I've always wondered what would keep water from going into the fuel tank as I have no rubber cap or cover. Wonder if I could get it.

The local car wash uses high pressure water instead of brushes.
 
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