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Old 02-28-2007, 11:01 PM   #1
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Does anyone have experience re-installing the front fascia on a Ford Escape? I am having extreme difficulty getting the top rear push pins re-installed. Do you have to remove the tire to get the wheel well shield back far enough to get your hand in there?
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Does anyone have experience re-installing the front fascia on a Ford Escape? I am having extreme difficulty getting the top rear push pins re-installed. Do you have to remove the tire to get the wheel well shield back far enough to get your hand in there?
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Have you tried turning the wheel out?
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by RV Wizard:
Have you tried turning the wheel out? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Thanks for the suggestion. Yes, I actually put it up on jack stands and removed the wheel. I finally got smart and called a friend who has a body shop. He had a special tool that reached up there and it was "fixed" in 15 minutes. Sometimes it pays to have friends in the right place.

Today, we wire it up.
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