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thanks.....that sounds like it. (archive)

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Posted by Chris on October 03, 2000 at 23:04:08:

In Reply to: Sorry, but (more) posted by Jeff J. on October 03, 2000 at 22:10:59:

Never even thought of velcro, I just knew my hands couldn't fit back there too well.


It seems you have the same problem that I had, in that the hole that the standard screw goes into has been worn down too much. This causes the screw not to hold that panel into place. I was lucky to find a sort of plastic screw that had a nut that fit into the hole, and I use that now. One thing that you should try is to use Velcro to attach the panel. If you look all the way against the floorboard next to the brake, you can see where the steering column goes into the engine bay. Try attaching Velcro strips to the steering column and the backside of the panel that touches that spot. That holds very well for me. Sorry if this sounds confusing, but basically the only thing you can do now is try to find an alternate way of holding that panel in place. Just in case you’re using the wrong screw, the standard screw should be the same one that holds the panel at the very top. They are small flat black plastic screws with little ridges on each side. Goodluck.

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