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All systems seem ok .
Ready to charge at home (maybe lucky I am here).
I cant open the "Charge door"

Tried locking / un locking . starting . re parking used the app to lock and un lock .

Is there an emergency release?
 

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Use a credit card or anything non-marking that you can wedge in under the door, then pull it open. It doesn't actually lock shut, it's just spring loaded. The mechanism pops it out but it doesn't hold it shut.

Mine can be hard to pop open as the closed position is a little too far into the body (not much room to push it in further and release the spring mechanism), so just for fun I tried opening it without popping it out and I discovered that it's not actually latched.
 

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^^^ Thanks "Jostafew"

I found similar issue with the Volt when I googled it.
Yup . I thought it "Locked" it . Was able to use a padded trim tool and open ... PHEU

I played around a bit with that spring release and it did hang up once. I'll look more in daylight to see if I can free it or lube it... but knowing it can be pried open was good to discover.
 
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