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Old 08-08-04, 02:10 PM   #1
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My fuel filler door is broken(some spring fell off) and need to manually open the door using the lever from the trunk. Does anyone know where I can get the part to replace this other than asking the dealer.

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I ran into the same situation with my prior '96 ES. Clumsy me accidentally snapped off the fuel lid door when taking out the gas pump after filling up at a station As a temporary fix, I drilled out 2 holes on the broken door and used electrical wiring as hinges for the door. Later on I ended up buying myself a new door at the dealership (costed about $125 including paint). Unfortunately this is the only way I know of where to get that particular part for replacement, so best of luck.
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My parent's '98 ES fuel door spring-thing popped off while washing (yes, ALL jambs are wiped dry!), and was easily replaced with a new spring-thing; didn't have to buy the whole door.
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The spring is only 8$ at the dealership. they didnt ask for any labor charges... Its fairly simple...
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I had the same problem. I went down to the dealer, they told me the thing that hold the spring in place can't be fix... the whole door must be replace... so... I don't know... until now I haven't fix that.. but if anyone have any good idea how to fix it place post ...... thank you
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