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I am bloody sick of the fusebox cover falling off ! 

 

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 Post subject: I am bloody sick of the fusebox cover falling off !
Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2013 6:40 pm 
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Hey, on every E series I have ever driven, weather it is EA-ED or EF/EL, the fusebox cover OFTEN falls off if I go down an even slightly bumpy road, it's as annoying as hell. It does it on my EF/EL Bitsa, my mate's EB, my dad's NC Fairlane and my other mates EL and most other E series that I have seen. What solutions are there to this problem?

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 Post subject: Re: I am bloody sick of the fusebox cover falling off !
Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2013 6:45 pm 
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heat up the locking tab a bit and bend it so its grabs better and hold it there til it cools down. that way fixed mine

 

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 Post subject: Re: I am bloody sick of the fusebox cover falling off !
Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2013 6:45 pm 
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Heat gun or Hair dryer and heat up the tabs then bend them (I'm not sure whether inwards or outwards) a little so it fits tighter.

Done this to mine a few months ago now when my fuse box cover kept falling off and it hasn't fallen once.

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2013 9:35 pm 
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Ahh cool I'll try that, I don't know if it will work on mine though because it has the added weight of a toggle switch that I fitted lol

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Posted: Mon Dec 30, 2013 7:12 pm 
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mines been off for about 2 years now.

 

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 Post subject: Re: I am bloody sick of the fusebox cover falling off !
Posted: Mon Dec 30, 2013 7:28 pm 
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that's funny, in the 10 or more years of owning 6 e series ive never had one with this problem ...lol
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Posted: Mon Dec 30, 2013 7:54 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: I am bloody sick of the fusebox cover falling off !
Posted: Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:06 pm 
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I'm convinced it's from sitting in the sun for long periods at a time.

Before the EB was off the road it never did it in 10 or so years then it sat in the sun for a couple of months without being opened resulting in the interior turning into a sauna then I go to take it for its first drive and booom fuse box cover falls off :evil:

That's my theory lol.

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:11 pm 
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gaffa tape... my ea and ed never had this issue
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Posted: Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:19 pm 
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TROYMAN wrote:
that's funny, in the 10 or more years of owning 6 e series ive never had one with this problem ...lol


phatba wrote:
gaffa tape... my ea and ed never had this issue


No problems either.. :?

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 01, 2014 6:33 pm 
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Funny, ive never had this drama either :s mine is a mission to pull off somedays :/ ahah

 

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Posted: Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:52 pm 
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mine is out the tip, if it falls off once, i chuck it out
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Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 1:30 pm 
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A bit of Blu tac should fix the problem.
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