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fuel filler door

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by bill-e-boy, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. Jan 11, 2011 at 4:04 PM
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    bill-e-boy

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    why does my fuel door open light stay lite on the dash?....the door is not open.

    2004 dbl cab v6
     
  2. Jan 11, 2011 at 4:06 PM
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    BrokenTusk

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    try pushing the button in the fuel door manually and seeing if the dash light goes off?
     
  3. Jan 11, 2011 at 4:12 PM
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    bill-e-boy

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    what button? my 2004 has a gas door button?
     
  4. Jan 11, 2011 at 4:22 PM
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    Southern01Taco

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    No. I think it was just a screw up on toyota's part because I have yet to find a button. I'm pretty sure everyone's light stays on.
     
  5. Jan 11, 2011 at 4:26 PM
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    ok maybe I just never have paid it any attention.....maybe it's been on all along.
     
  6. Jan 11, 2011 at 4:29 PM
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    The fuel door light will always be on, it purpose to tell what side to fill up the truck at the gas station. I think it is annoying too, but somebody at Toyota thought it was important.
     
  7. Jan 11, 2011 at 4:39 PM
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    OOOOOO your talking on the fuel gage itself? that little gas pump picture?

    I thought you meant the Physical outside fuel door, which I was curious about cause my 07' doesn't have one.
     
  8. Jan 12, 2011 at 5:28 AM
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    The first gens have a light on the dash that says "fuel door" and it has an arrow beside it. It is right over the fuel gauge.
     
  9. Jan 12, 2011 at 5:29 AM
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  10. Jan 12, 2011 at 9:00 AM
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    Never noticed any light.
     
  11. Jan 12, 2011 at 4:16 PM
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    me either until i looked today. it is just the lettering that says fuel door and has an arrow pointing left. right above the fuel gauge. it is always lit up to remind the people which side the fuel door is :)
     
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