Audi A1 General maintenance Checking and topping up fluids Filling the tank
The tank flap can be released manually if the central locking system should fail to operate.
Open the boot lid.
Prise open the cover at the slot with the screwdriver (in the tool kit) Fig. 1 -1-.
To release the tank flap, carefully pull the plastic cable in the direction indicated (arrow) -2-.
Pull the ring only until you feel resistance; otherwise you may damage the manual release mechanism (you cannot hear it releasing the tank flap).