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FUEL DOOR? WTF?! #315921 Nov 2, 9:08am Nov 2, 9:08am
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FUEL DOOR? WTF?!
Whats the deal with the "Fuel Door" indicator on the instrument panel? Would I not know how to refuel my Celi if it weren't for that? Am I missing something here, or WTF was Toyota thinking?

Maybe this was designed at the time the engineers decided to use bogus plastic sunroofs or hideous rigid antennas on our Celi's?

Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: jonnyess] #315922 Nov 2, 9:24am Nov 2, 9:24am
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I was wondering the same thing, I just kindda gave up on it. Just don't worry about it thumbsup

Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: Larry_GTS] #315923 Nov 2, 9:25am Nov 2, 9:25am
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its so you know what side of the car your fuel door is on...its not an idicator becuase its always there. its just so you dont have to pull up and say..DUH what side is my tank on.


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Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: devilinacelica] #315924 Nov 2, 10:21am Nov 2, 10:21am
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well its not hurting anyone tongue

Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: ghostingcelica] #315925 Nov 2, 11:00am Nov 2, 11:00am
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ok


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Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: celicadragon] #315926 Nov 2, 11:40am Nov 2, 11:40am
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lol like devil said.. its always on, yeah i looked it up in the manual cause i bought my gts used and i saw it and was like "no freakin way, theres a problem already?" but dont trip, it really is just to show you what side its on


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Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: Saikou_Serika] #315927 Nov 2, 11:44am Nov 2, 11:44am
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Some cars have their fuel doors on the right side. So, manufactures post on the instrument panel which side it is located on. DUR!


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Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: Nemesis] #315928 Nov 2, 11:47am Nov 2, 11:47am
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beleive it or not..almost all makes/models of cars have a fuel door indicator thumbsup

Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: Nemesis] #315929 Nov 2, 11:55am Nov 2, 11:55am
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Originally Posted by Nemesis
Some cars have their fuel doors on the right side. So, manufactures post on the instrument panel which side it is located on. DUR!


OOo so thats what its for.. rofl thumbsup


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Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: CaLiGTS] #315930 Nov 2, 12:05pm Nov 2, 12:05pm
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haha, people trippin on an indicator..

Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: ravertony] #315931 Nov 2, 12:15pm Nov 2, 12:15pm
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yeah, that made me panic the first time too... it's kinda annoying sometimes... hahahaha!!! rofl

Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: drjongski] #315932 Nov 2, 3:32pm Nov 2, 3:32pm
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i know why ppl get confused tho, on my dads car, the little light comes if he forgets to close it.


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Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: Saikou_Serika] #315933 Nov 2, 3:35pm Nov 2, 3:35pm
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hahahaha!!!!
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now I know what it's for now rofl

Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: RookieGTS] #315934 Nov 2, 3:58pm Nov 2, 3:58pm
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spineyes i never knew that either

Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: DSGB4LYF23] #315935 Nov 2, 5:42pm Nov 2, 5:42pm
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Alrighty then...maybe the engineers flipped a coin and it was between the "fuel door" pointer and a "steering wheel" sticker on the steering wheel. rofl Or would that have been TOO insulting to the consumer... spineyes


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Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: jonnyess] #315936 Nov 2, 6:53pm Nov 2, 6:53pm
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hahahaha i never knew that too!!!

I always thought "wtf?? I closed tha petrol lid!!"

Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: II_EZ_II] #315937 Nov 2, 9:32pm Nov 2, 9:32pm
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huh...i have an indicator but it doesnt light up.


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Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: FastCelicaGT22] #315938 Nov 2, 9:38pm Nov 2, 9:38pm
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theres a fuel door indicator? lol i never seen it. I only seen the low fuel light lol


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Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: AzNRaCeR] #315939 Nov 3, 12:30am Nov 3, 12:30am
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Originally Posted by AzNRaCeR
theres a fuel door indicator? lol i never seen it. I only seen the low fuel light lol


heehe yea it's on the bright orange font with a triangular arrow. You can't miss it. It's so bright it looks like it's glowing at times. That's why people confuse it for a indicator because of it's bright colored text. grin


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Re: FUEL DOOR? WTF?! [Re: GOLDCELICA] #315940 Nov 3, 1:31am Nov 3, 1:31am
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hahah yup ^^^

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