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Old 11 Jan 2007, 03:43 am
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Hi. This question is about the installation of the Mopar chrome fuel door. There were no instructions with the part however I understand basically all that is needed is to remove the 2 T30 torx screws on the factory fuel door. This is my problem. I have never removed torx screws before, only philips, flat-head, and allen ones. I bought a T30 torx screwdriver with the standard size screwdriver handle. I could not budge them. So, I bought a set of torx screwdrivers that are basically like in an allen wrench set. They are curved about 90 degrees and have a torx end on either end. I tried this and it would not budge and sometimes it would slip off. Luckily I didn't bust my knuckles. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
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Old 11 Jan 2007, 09:58 am
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The Torx screws are probably just rusted in. Get yourself some Liquid Wrench or other product to soak the screws and loosen them up.
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Old 11 Jan 2007, 04:44 pm
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You can also try a torx socket.A ratchet might give you more leverage.
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Old 11 Jan 2007, 10:21 pm
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I replaced mine on a '06, was able to remove them with NO problem, Liquid Wrench or WD-40 may do the job. Good Luck
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I work at sears in the tool department.. so here it goes...

BUY a T30 socket for the 3/8 dr ratchet.. That will give you more torque vs a screwdriver or 90 degree "sticks"
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The Torx screws are probably just rusted in. Get yourself some Liquid Wrench or other product to soak the screws and loosen them up.
Also +1... get the socket plus this stuff.. they will come lose..
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Old 02 Feb 2007, 12:43 pm
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did you ever get the fuel door on ??[:I]
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