As most have discovered, there is not a fuel door release button or latch inside of the Ford Escape, nor is there a lock for the fuel door. Continue below to find the uncomplicated steps to follow which will open the fuel door.
**NOTE: If you are unable to open the Fuel Door on the first try, REPEAT the steps. If you are still unsuccessful, contact the dealership for assistance or consult your vehicle user’s manual.
- Go outside the vehicle to the FUEL door.
- Put your finger in the FINGER INDENTION located on the fuel door (See image).
- Pull until the door OPENS. The door has a spring that will keep it open.
- Push the door to CLOSE it. The spring will lock the door in place.
You are ALL SET!