Gas door latch repair

Gas door latch repair

Postby Gary [OP] » May 13th 2008, 2:47am

My 1994 Astro ext gas door will release,but I have to mess with it to get it to lock.Anyone know how this cable is run and how to get to it??.I am thinking it needs to be lubed.
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Re: Gas door latch repair

Postby Gary [OP] » May 13th 2008, 3:09am

I should say I did look thru 12 pages of the old site and didn't find anything.
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Re: Gas door latch repair

Postby allwhite1100 » May 13th 2008, 3:06pm

runs inside the van behind the plastic wall and under the carpet good luck getting to it without breaking anything i would soak everything i could see with pb blaster first like the latch itself then the release handle and hope for results mine was doing the same thing i just took off the cable and flip the spring over so it hold it shut instead of poping it open
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Re: Gas door latch repair

Postby Gary [OP] » May 13th 2008, 3:24pm

Thanks for getting back to me
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