Opening the fuel door of a Toyota Tacoma can seem complicated if you’re unfamiliar with the car. Here’s a step-by-step guide on opening the fuel door of a Toyota Tacoma.
2005 – 2022 Models
- Place your finger inside the finger allowance on the fuel door.
- Pull the door outwards.
- The fuel door will pop open.
- To open the fuel cap inside, turn the cap handle counterclockwise.
- After refueling, close the cap by turning the cap handle clockwise.
- Close the fuel door.
Does the Toyota Tacoma Have a Fuel Release Lever?
No, the 2005-2022 Toyota Tacoma models don’t have a fuel release lever. You only need to place your finger inside the finger space on the fuel door to open it.
How Can I Tell That My Fuel Door Is Locked Correctly?
After fueling and closing the fuel cap, press the fuel door inwards until you hear a click. The click indicates that the fuel door is locked.