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Old 22 Jul 2014, 02:33 pm
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My car was hit and I was looking around at the damage accident was over a month ago and I was looking around a few days ago. My passenger fog light cover was loose so I pulled it off and stuck my hand in to see if I might be able to pop out the dented bumper. There was a plastic box or something in there all loose I could grab it and shake it around. Is this important?

On the bright side my cruiser has the wiring for fog lights.

I pulled the thing down and grabbed a picture.

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Old 22 Jul 2014, 03:31 pm
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Its for the cruse control. Not sure what the proper part name is. But same thing happen to me. Had to buy a new one because the mounting brackets broke off.
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Old 22 Jul 2014, 05:46 pm
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I'll see if my cruiser control still works.
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Old 22 Jul 2014, 05:55 pm
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That's the vacuum reservoir. It helps maintain a vacuum for your AC controls and more when the engine is at open throttle and manifold vacuum drops.

Here's a better shot on my PT with the bumper cover and headlight removed.

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Old 22 Jul 2014, 06:08 pm
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My A/C still works, maybe the hoses are still connected? Sounds like I'll need to pull off my bumper.
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Old 22 Jul 2014, 06:14 pm
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Looks like all that's broken are the mounting brackets. Grab some large zip ties and secure it. It will likely be fine like that.
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Old 22 Jul 2014, 06:39 pm
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Better look again the body has a big split in it. Scuff it down and put some jb weld over the crack and you can still use it. If that is all that is busted.
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Old 22 Jul 2014, 07:25 pm
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Better look again the body has a big split in it. Scuff it down and put some jb weld over the crack and you can still use it. If that is all that is busted.
Not sure that line on the left is a split - looks like a line in the road grime.
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Old 22 Jul 2014, 08:26 pm
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I need to replace my bumper and fender so I'll look at it then. And the insurance wouldn't total it.
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Old 22 Jul 2014, 10:03 pm
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I need to replace my bumper and fender so I'll look at it then. And the insurance wouldn't total it.
Did you want them to..??
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