Initial Notification: Fuel Type Error Code (08/28/2023 @ 1:40 PM)

Good afternoon,

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is aware that when some users engage in
Replacement, Address Change, or Duplicate Receipt transactions, they are presented with the
following error message:

Error 201 “A VALID FUEL TYPE MUST BE SELECTED”, which displays for empty FuelTypeCd,
but the combo box is disabled in the Replacement transaction.  On proceeding, the following
message is displayed as shown below:

Fuel Type


The workaround is to do a Modify and a More Transaction for the same vehicle, following the steps
as shown below:

•  Customer- Registration Only – Modify (CTRL-SHIFT-M) then select Registration Correction

•  On the Reg003 Screen select the Fuel Type

•  Do More transaction Same Vehicle on the Pending Transaction(s) Screen and do a Replacement
    Duplicate Receipt or Address Change

        ○  Select Same Vehicle check box and proceed with the replacement.

We will provide an update once this issue has been resolved.

We apologize for the inconvenience or any impact on you and your customers.

Thank you,


Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
IT Services Division


Source: Tax Assessor-Collectors
Initial Notification: Fuel Type Error Code (08/28/2023 @ 1:40 PM)

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