Yup, I just cut the lock latch off my charge door - a useless vestigal relic of the gas version. Then again, the lock did provide some protection against vandalism by someone "opposed" to EVs and small cars. I had a guy at my workplace who engaged in a degree of micro-hostility toward my ED.My 2016_ED charge door does not lock so I assume prior owner
cut off the locking tab or some such. "A feature not a defect".