Chevrolet Spark Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S./Canada-15540556) -
2022 - CRC - 4/19/21
Driving and Operating 157
Fuel can spray out if the fuel cap is
opened too quickly. This spray can
happen if the tank is nearly full, and is
more likely in hot weather. Open the
fuel cap slowly and wait for any hiss
noise to stop, then unscrew the cap all
The fuel door unlocks when the vehicle
doors are unlocked. See Remote Keyless
Entry (RKE) System Operation (Key Access)
0 9 or
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
Operation (Keyless Access) 0 11.
To open the fuel door, lift the fuel door
release lever. The lever is on the floor, on
the left front side of the driver seat.
Turn the fuel cap counterclockwise to
remove. When refueling, hang the fuel cap
from the hook on the fuel door. Fully insert
and latch the fill nozzle, begin fueling.
Overfilling the fuel tank by more than
three clicks of a standard fill nozzle may
Vehicle performance issues, including
engine stalling and damage to the fuel
Under certain conditions, fuel fires.
Be careful not to spill fuel. Wait five seconds
after you have finished pumping before
removing the fill nozzle. Clean fuel from
painted surfaces as soon as possible. See
Exterior Care 0 216. Reinstall the cap by
turning it clockwise until it clicks. Push the
fuel door closed until it latches.
If a fire starts while you are refueling, do
not remove the fill nozzle. Shut off the
flow of fuel by shutting off the pump or
by notifying the station attendant. Leave
the area immediately.
If a new fuel cap is needed, get the right
type of cap from your dealer. The wrong
type of fuel cap may not fit properly,
may turn on the malfunction indicator
lamp, and could damage the fuel system
and emissions system. See Malfunction
Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light) 0 75.