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05 Fuel door

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by PA.TacomaTRD., Sep 19, 2011.

  1. Sep 19, 2011 at 7:24 AM
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    PA.TacomaTRD.

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    Has anyone had a problem with the fuel door rusting off of there Tacoma??? I just went for Fuel this morning, and the bottom of the hing was broken off.. The door is still attached at the top and the clip works for closing it...???:confused:
     
  2. Sep 19, 2011 at 7:29 AM
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    sprocketdog

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    DR coilovers, Camburg UCAs, Dakar rear springs, Bilstien 5150s, Demello sliders, rear plate bumper w/ swing gate, and alot more mods. [IMG]http://i1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd368/sprocketdog1/059.jpg[/IMG]
    My buddy down the road just had this happen to his 06 but my 05 appears to be fine.
     
  3. Sep 19, 2011 at 7:36 AM
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    TacomaPrime

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    Same thing on my 05. I thought it was a common problem on the tacomas. Dealer wanted 54 bucks for the gas door assembly. then need to have it painted.
     
  4. Sep 19, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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    PA.TacomaTRD.

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    I have the balance of my five year 100k bumper to bumper warrenty left, wonder if this falls into that...??? I'll have to stop by a dealer and check it out...
     
  5. Sep 20, 2011 at 3:26 AM
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    TRDsport253

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    Yeah my 05 makes noises when opening and closing the door.
     
  6. Sep 20, 2011 at 4:17 AM
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    sprocketdog

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    I always spray mine down with white lithium grease or a teflon spray.
     
  7. Sep 20, 2011 at 8:20 AM
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    05Moose

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    x2. Lube it, or lose it. I can recall it either falling off or getting bent half a dozen times as a result of people not lubing them.
     
  8. Sep 20, 2011 at 9:19 AM
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    TacomaPrime

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    Mine was broken when I bought it (used) So Im gonna have to replace mine.
     
  9. Sep 20, 2011 at 9:50 AM
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    Navigator

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    +1 .... Have kept the inside of mine sprayed with Rust Check since I've owned it.
     
  10. Sep 21, 2011 at 4:37 AM
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    kb1jop

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    Good prevention too is to not let gas get spilled in that area. Always catch the spillage with the cap or a rag when pulling out the nozzle.
     
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