How do I open the gas tank on a Ford Taurus from 2011?

I’m borrowing my mom’s car for the weekend, but I’ve never filled it up before. How do I access the gas tank on a 2011 Ford Taurus?

Brittni Brinn · Answered on Jan 06, 2023
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
That’s nice of your mom to let you use her car! To open the gas tank on a Ford Taurus from 2011, find the gas tank cover on the driver’s side behind the passenger door on the exterior of the vehicle. Press the center of the panel—it should open thanks to the spring inside.
The 2011 Taurus is one of many Fords that has a capless gas tank. Instead of unscrewing a gas cap, all you have to do is place the nozzle into the tank and fill ‘er up! Then shut the fuel door by pressing it closed when you’re done.
You can say thanks to your mom by returning the Taurus to her with a full tank of gas—and maybe even getting the car washed!
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