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Old 10-08-2013, 10:26 AM   #1
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Was changing my fog light switch in my 1996 gt and I found this little spring thing and I have no idea what it could be from.
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Old 10-08-2013, 12:56 PM   #2
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It's a thing-ahh-ma-jiggy, normally found on 1996 GTs to 1998 GTs. This was used to replace the thing-ahh-ma-gog.
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E-brake possibley? Where exactly did you find it?
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Right underneath the fog light switch, I pulled the switch out shined my flashlight down in there and saw that sitting there
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Are you the first owner? I ask only cause maybe its something from what the previous owner did. E brake works right? All i could think of due to it having a spring in the general area.
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I am not the first owner, e-brake does what it is suppose to do.
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What was the end of the spring connected to?
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It wasn't connected to anything, it was just laying there.
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I would say it had to do with the hand brake as well, maybe it's been replaced and they were too lazy to dig it out or didn't realize it was still there somewhere... (Just a guess)
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Yeah the springs that pull your emer brake handle sown are actually on the rear calipers so it's not that. I have clue what that is lol.
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I would say it had to do with the hand brake as well, maybe it's been replaced and they were too lazy to dig it out or didn't realize it was still there somewhere... (Just a guess)
Yeah that I what I was thinking, just something they left after replacing something.

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Yeah the springs that pull your emer brake handle sown are actually on the rear calipers so it's not that. I have clue what that is lol.
Yeah I didn't that it would go to my emer brake. I'm just dumbfounded because I have no idea what it could go to haha.
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Was changing my fog light switch in my 1996 gt and I found this little spring thing and I have no idea what it could be from.
Looks like it's your pretensioner inlet bearing spring , it must of popped off during hard acceleration.
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