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Greetings, my name is Maggi. I just bought an older 4-door Mercedes.Its a 1987 420SEL. We were looking for a good used car and hopefully got lucky buying this car. Its built like a tank, solid and heavy. In great condition for its age and the leather seats look like they have been hardly sat on. I am slowly learning what all the buttons are for and what they do. It does need a front end alignment and will get that done next Saturday. The only question I have at the moment is "How do you open the gas tank?" I have read and looked the manual over a couple of times and can't find anything in it. It tells me how to open if it gets stick.But what about just putting fuel in it. Any help would be appreciated. LOL yes I know buy a used car and forget to ask how do you put gas in it.

Thanks for reading my post....have a wonderful evening.
Seattle WA
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Welcome to Benzworld, there must be a switch in the gloce box or on the dash some place.
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Post Gas tank Switch

I will check the switches out more today, since we are now having better weather. Thanks,
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