fuel/status/reset buttons pushed in

Adam Flanders
5

Asked by Adam Sep 10, 2009 at 12:40 AM about the 2000 Lincoln LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

not sure when it happened, but just looked at the buttons above the stereo on my 2000 v8 and the left side of the button pannel is pushed in (fuel, status, reset) past flush with the trim panel. dealer wants to charge $300 to fix. Any ideas?

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Jim Edwards
85

same thing happened to my '01 and my buddies '05. like you have no idea when it happened. it pisses me off!! I'm in a technical college and have access to alldata system and am in the process of finding out how to disassemble dash.

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F15ace
75

The panel where the status bar and AC vents is located needs to be pried open. It is clipped in. I will bet the status bar is broken at the screw joint on the side that is pushed in. I took it apart and superglued the plastic piece that was broken and reattached the staus bar and everything works fine

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