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My 96 lincoln mark viii gas door will not release when i push the button to open it. I have to have 2 people to go to the gas station, one to push button one to push on gas tank door to open it.

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There is A Spring or Spring type Mechanism At the Door that POPS the Door Open Once the Button has been Pushed . And when you Close the Door This Same SPRING ACTION Sorta Fights Against your Closing it. Well it Sounds to me as if this Spring Action is Not Working Properly,
Take a CLOSE Look at this and Be sure This is Working Properly, My References Do NOT Go into DETAIL on this so its Kinda a Common Sense Approach to it.

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    There is a few options my first would be e-bay or any auto part, or you can go to a local auto part or junk yard good luck


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Mine is broken too. Where do I get a replacement spring?


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