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THE ASHTRAY IN THE DASH IS A "PUSH TO OPEN" TYPE, BUT IT WON'T OPEN.

2002 Ford F-150 • 109,000 miles

I push it in, but it won't open.
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2002f150
February 3, 2012.




Is there any give when you push it in? Or is it stuck solid.
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Mhpautos
Feb 3, 2012.
It gives a little and is recessed about a quarter inch.

Tiny
2002f150
Feb 3, 2012.
I know what your talking about had the same problem. What has happened is the spring for the ash tray/cupholder has broken off the plastic tray. What need to do is use a small screwdriver and undo the clips at the top edge of the tray to remove the cup holder completely. Cross your fingers once you get the cup holder/ash tray out you might be lucky and find the spring laying on the lip of you dash as I did; now you can see where the spring goes w/ some small screws replace the spring and it should work fine. Good luck!11

Tiny
SPIKE
Feb 3, 2012.
I just sent you how to repair a ash tray, I did not ask is the ashtray w/lighter on the lower left of the temp control or is it the cup holder on the lower right of the temp control which I gave you. I how I told you right; sorry for the mix-up

Tiny
SPIKE
Feb 3, 2012.

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