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Broken spring on the gas fuel tank door on Toyota ''Camry'' 1998

The spring on the gas fuel tank door on my Toyota "Camry" 1998 is broken. How can I fix it or replace the spring? Thanks.

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  • btb83 Dec 03, 2008

    Wait so.. what happens if I can't even get the gas tank door to open to fix it?  I have a Camry 1998 and can't get it to open to fill the tank.  Help! 

  • raustin2002
    raustin2002 Sep 25, 2012

    You can buy one at most auto dealers I got mine from O Relliys for $5.99 $6.03 with tax in one day.

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Go to your nearest Toyota dealer. Purchase this part number: 77360-22020; approx 4 dollars.

Open the fuel door. Being careful, remove the leftover plastic that is hooked by the door hinge. Insert the new spring assembly under the slot, and press it in until it clicks into place. Very easy to do.
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Thank you for your suggestion but the problem is that the plastic that is hooked by the door hinge is broken.

Posted on Nov 21, 2008

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