Fuel door spring install

Delta VS

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Hi all,

Just had a customer ask for some directions on how to install the fuel door spring. Searched around to see if there was anything specific for these yet, but the best was "it's tricky, do it on the bench".

So in case anybody else needs this in the future:

Step 1: remove door (Phillips or 8mm socket)
Step 2: slide spring as far as you can towards hinge
Step 3: put hinge in closed position
Step 4: with 90* pick, come in from the backside of the hinge and carefully pull spring over the hinge rod in a prying motion
Step 5: reinstall door

Pics were taken after the install was finished, not while, but should convey the necessary info.

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I tried to install that spring just recently (at night), couldn't figure it out (door still attached), so threw in the towel. Thanks for posting up the procedure

Now if I can just find that little buggar.
 

Delta VS

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I tried to install that spring just recently (at night), couldn't figure it out (door still attached), so threw in the towel. Thanks for posting up the procedure

Now if I can just find that little buggar.

Of course!

We’ve got them, but available from local parts stores too according to YouTube. Some Dorman part number.
 

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