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Old 12-21-2010, 10:26 PM   #1
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This happened after going over a speed bump. Any help?
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Old 12-21-2010, 10:35 PM   #2
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Should snap right back in place!
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Old 12-21-2010, 10:36 PM   #3
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sorry but seriously, did you try to "bang" it back on? or anything or have you just left it. It look like there's clips or something.. they could have broke?
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Old 12-21-2010, 10:39 PM   #4
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I tried snapping it back into place, but I gave up. Maybe im doing it wrong?
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Old 12-21-2010, 10:40 PM   #5
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I have the samething, but mine is from a carwash of all things. I have been trying to figure it out for months now. It should just snap back in, but it wont, so the only other thing I can think of but havent tried yet is doublesided 3m body tape, which is one of things used to hold it on in the first place...
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Old 12-21-2010, 10:41 PM   #6
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Maybe the clip was broken that is why it wont snap back on IMO...
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Old 12-21-2010, 10:46 PM   #7
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I had a similar problem but it came loose driving daily. I just pushed really hard and it snapped back into place
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Old 12-21-2010, 10:47 PM   #8
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They just pop back in, you can be a little rough. Mine popped out after I drove over a parking curb. I think there are screws but only at the ends.
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Old 12-21-2010, 11:06 PM   #9
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if the sideskirt is not snapping back on, remove it and buy new clips. They may be broken.
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Old 12-21-2010, 11:10 PM   #10
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Thanks guys! I've managed to get it snapped into almost all the clips by applying a lot of force. There's only one clip that the sideskirt won't snap onto.
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Old 12-21-2010, 11:24 PM   #11
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Old 12-21-2010, 11:45 PM   #12
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Old 12-22-2010, 12:16 AM   #13
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Just buy new clips. I think there are 12 on a sedan. Then take off the old one put on the new ones and bang the thing back on. There is no screws on the end.
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Old 02-12-2012, 03:44 PM   #14
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can i buy just one clip cause one is not pushin in?
and is it hard to take the broke clip off?
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