Wobbley Gas Door Fix With Pics

Discussion in 'Fox 5.0 Mustang Tech' started by FoxMustangLvr, Jul 9, 2013.

  1. FoxMustangLvr

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    As I was taking my car apart and getting it ready for paint I thought I'd share how I simply fixed my wobbley gas door. Every time I had to get gas I felt like the door was going to fall off when i opened it or when i was driving around. It was only being held on by the bottom hing pin.

    You only need to remove the two bolts on the hing side (right). I found my hing pin that fell out inside the gas door pocket area. Hopefully you're as lucky as me and it's there.
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    The pin likely falls out because the tab on the hing is no longer bent in place to retain the pin or is broken.
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    Below pictures show hing pin inserted and then the tab bent up so it retains it in place.
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    Now you're ready to re-install your gas door and not have the wobbley gas door hanging crooked on your Mustang like me anymore. Hope this helps somebody.
     
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