Can't open fuel port on Rex

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Can't open fuel port on Rex

Post by g4qber » Mon, 21 Mar 2016, 14:10

Known issue.
Now I have experienced it.
After using petrol to get to Albany.

http://www.mybmwi3.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=2527
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Can't open fuel port on Rex

Post by Johny » Mon, 21 Mar 2016, 14:35

Did you have to use the manual release? Did it work?

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Can't open fuel port on Rex

Post by g4qber » Tue, 22 Mar 2016, 03:41

Yes had to use it
Manual release worked
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Can't open fuel port on Rex

Post by g4qber » Sun, 01 May 2016, 12:03

Fault again last weekend at Harvey
Ok for now
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Can't open fuel port on Rex

Post by g4qber » Tue, 23 Aug 2016, 04:04

waiting for Fuel Flap actuator from Germany
had to do manual mode 2x during Targawest

Fuel flap cover was almost lost too as it slides into place.
Another thing that "almost" fell off

Items that have fallen off since new:
a) door reflectors
b) front right BMW badge
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Post by g4qber » Sat, 05 Nov 2016, 00:23

Fuel flap actuator arrived.
Will be Ev less till Monday
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Can't open fuel port on Rex

Post by g4qber » Wed, 09 Nov 2016, 13:21

Pressure sensor ordered from Germany.
12 working day delivery time.
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Post by g4qber » Wed, 23 Nov 2016, 20:03

Fuel flap fixed now hopefully.
They fixed it early.
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