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this will sound stupid, but where is the gas lever release button on the
chrysler 300 (2006). I just bought it today and they didn't give me the manual and I need to get gas.

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Just push on the left side of the gas 'door', and it will open.
 

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LOL!

I had the same problem. I had the owners manual tho. Sitting at the pump, I had to look it up.

When you push on the left "side", just make sure it's near the left EDGE, and it'll open for ya! :D
 

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Fuel Door Button

The button is on the dash, lower left corner, next to the button marked FC, (flux capacitor). At least that's where it is in the SRT-8. I think its the same in all the 300's.

Hope that helps.

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Tip

Use a small microfiber towel when you push on it so you dont get fingeprints or nail scratches on it. Also , you wont mess up those pretty nails :wave:
 

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DanRealtor said:
The button is on the dash, lower left corner, next to the button marked FC, (flux capacitor). At least that's where it is in the SRT-8. I think its the same in all the 300's.

Hope that helps.

Dan

Yup that's the same for my 2005 "C" as well as my dad's '06 SRT8. But I think I accidentally hit the JATO button on Dad's car when I last drove it 'cuz that thing sure takes off fast :wave:
 

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HAHAHAHHA the first time i wanted to fill up i had the same thing happen to me, i came up to the gas door thing and then i was like... WTF? and i didn't know how to open it so i just started pressing on it on different corners and it opened, well yeah i think its the left side. good luck! :silly:
 

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chasb said:
...Also , you wont mess up those pretty nails :wave:
Are you psychic, Chas?

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What do other cars have? Every car in my family (1994 Olds, 1998 BMW, 1985 MB, and the SRT) open the same way. What's the alternative?
 

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What do other cars have? Every car in my family (1994 Olds, 1998 BMW, 1985 MB, and the SRT) open the same way. What's the alternative?

Well even though we were having some fun with this thread, every other car I've had has either had a release inside which caused the door to "pop" open (even my beater 1990 Accord has this) OR the panel around the gas door has had an indentation so you can put your finger in and lift up.
 

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ya i did that too.......lol
 

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Ukyo Yoshiro said:
HAHAHAHHA the first time i wanted to fill up i had the same thing happen to me, i came up to the gas door thing and then i was like... WTF? and i didn't know how to open it so i just started pressing on it on different corners and it opened, well yeah i think its the left side. good luck! :silly:
ME too. Glad we were not at the same pump at the same time. That would have been a funny site
 

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Hopeful

is more like it

Meister said:
Are you psychic, Chas?

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On my list of gripes is this $40,000 car with nothing to prevent people from stealing $50+ worth of gas from me. The Chrysler locking gas cap I had installed is a pain, even tho it uses the ignition key.
 

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Actually have you tried syphoning from your gas tank? You can't siphon from these tanks so it don't matter. Only thing that locking cap is good for is to prevent people from pouring stuff down your tank that isn't gas.

But I agree that it should have had a "release" of some sort and am also guilty of doing the same thing first time filling up.

BTW I use my wallet to push it open and keep finger prints off the paint. Easier than stashing a towel around and you always need your wallet to buy gas.
 

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How are these tanks siphon proof? I would have thought the laws of physics are laws of physics, just get the container lower than the tank.
 

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theres a block of some sort halfway down the tube. Laws of physics can't help you there.

I have a syphon set up that I use to transfer fuel on my boat and tried sticking it in my car one day to test the theory and it didn't work.
 

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Tried to siphon some out for my lawn mower, never got anything but just a few drops.
 

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I had the same problem, wife drove it home. I took her to meet a friend, and decided to go fill it up. I sat there for at least 5 min. trying to find the release, then I found the way to open just by accident.
WHAT A FEELING OF ACCOMPLISHMENT!
 

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Ari said:
theres a block of some sort halfway down the tube. Laws of physics can't help you there.

I have a syphon set up that I use to transfer fuel on my boat and tried sticking it in my car one day to test the theory and it didn't work.
You just need to create a seal around the siphon tube and the filler neck, then use something faster than the built in hand pump to get the suction started (some people use their mouth...which is insane if you ask me, but a small air pump would work). Of course doing it this way won't use the self-powered feature of a true siphon, but it will draw the gas out.
 
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