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Nov 2, 9:08am - #315921 
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?

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Nov 2, 9:24am - #315922 
I was wondering the same thing, I just kindda gave up on it. Just don't worry about it thumbsup

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Nov 2, 9:25am - #315923 
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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Nov 2, 10:21am - #315924 
well its not hurting anyone tongue

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Nov 2, 11:00am - #315925 
ok


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Nov 2, 11:40am - #315926 
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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Nov 2, 11:44am - #315927 
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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Nov 2, 11:47am - #315928 
beleive it or not..almost all makes/models of cars have a fuel door indicator thumbsup

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Nov 2, 11:55am - #315929 
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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Nov 2, 12:05pm - #315930 
haha, people trippin on an indicator..

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Nov 2, 12:15pm - #315931 
yeah, that made me panic the first time too... it's kinda annoying sometimes... hahahaha!!! rofl

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Nov 2, 3:32pm - #315932 
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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Nov 2, 3:35pm - #315933 
hahahaha!!!!
<<<<stupid
now I know what it's for now rofl

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Nov 2, 3:58pm - #315934 
spineyes i never knew that either

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Nov 2, 5:42pm - #315935 
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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Nov 2, 6:53pm - #315936 
hahahaha i never knew that too!!!

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

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Nov 2, 9:32pm - #315937 
huh...i have an indicator but it doesnt light up.


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Nov 2, 9:38pm - #315938 
theres a fuel door indicator? lol i never seen it. I only seen the low fuel light lol


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Nov 3, 12:30am - #315939 
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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Nov 3, 1:31am - #315940 
hahah yup ^^^

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