WHAT'S INVOLVED TO REPLACE A BROKEN GAS DOOR CABLE? ANY "TRICKS OR TRAPS" YOU CAN ADVISE OF?

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  • 2008 NISSAN SENTRA
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I have removed the trim from around the gas/trunk lever and found the gas cable doesn't have any tension on it. I can pull some of it out of the cable sheathing. The lever seems to be working as the trunk release still works properly.

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Thursday, October 27th, 2011 AT 2:49 PM

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  • Tiny
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Here are instructions you can blow the instructions up on your computer if you can't read them

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Thursday, October 27th, 2011 AT 4:40 PM
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I can add a tip to this one whenever I replace a cable like this I will tightly tape the fuel release cable end of the new cable to the inside realease handle end of the old cable. Then go to the fuel door release end of the old cable and use the old cable to pull the new cable into place.

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Thursday, October 27th, 2011 AT 4:50 PM

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