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Ford Escape 2020-2024 Service Manual / Body and Paint / Body and Paint / Body Closures / Removal and Installation - Fuel Filler Door Assembly

Ford Escape: Body Closures / Removal and Installation - Fuel Filler Door Assembly

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Flat Headed Screw Driver
Knife

Removal

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

NOTE: The fuel filler door assembly is damaged during the removal process and requires a new fuel filler door assembly installed.

  1. Disconnect the battery.
    Refer to: Battery Disconnect and Connect (414-01) .
  1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
    Refer to: Jacking and Lifting (100-02) .
  1. 3.Remove the LHR wheel and tire.
    Refer to: Wheel and Tire (204-04A Wheels and Tires, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the retainers and screws
    Torque: 17 lb.in (1.9 Nm)
  1. Remove the retainers.
  1. Remove the fuel filler door.
    Refer to: Fuel Filler Door (501-03 Body Closures, Removal and Installation).
    • Disconnect the electrical connector.
    • disconnect the vent hose.
  1. Using a knife, slice the holes in the indicated areas.
    Use the General Equipment: Knife
  1. Insert the screwdriver and release the clips while pulling the fuel filler door housing away from the vehicle
    Use the General Equipment: Flat Headed Screw Driver
  1. Pull the fuel filler door housing away from the vehicle

Installation

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  1. NOTICE: Make sure that the fuel information labels are installed at the noted removal position.

    NOTE: This step is only necessary if the component needs to be replaced.

    Install the fuel labels on the fuel filler door hinge arm and rear panel.

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