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I'm near empty, at work and to attend class after work and my fuel door won't unlock for me to put in some gas. The lock won't turn when the key is inserted. It was fine a week or two ago when I last gassed up. Thie bike is kept in my garage.

I'm *this* close to jimmying the fuel door open with a screw driver in order to add gas if the low fuel light comes on.

any other better ideas?

Thanks,
greg
 

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some wd40 in the lock, try pushing down lightly and turning the key
 

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some wd40 in the lock, try pushing down lightly and turning the key
Did it during lunch and it worked. Thanks! I'm embarrassed to admit that I shoulda thought of that because in my world if it can't be fixed with duct tape, WD40, or plastic zip-ties, it can't be fixed :)

Thanks again,
Greg
 

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Around here it's frozen locks in the winter, but a small bit of corrosion can cause lots of grief. Glad you're sorted out. When you get home, give the lock a shot of canned air (or from an air compressor) and blow it out real good. Then get some graphite lube (any auto or hardware store) and spray some inside the lock. Be sparing with the graphite though, it can leave a mess if you overdo it.
 
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