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The swinging cover over the ignition key broke at the little nub the screw goes into.
Anyone have any luck repairing (5200?) or replacing it?
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The company that supplied those covers is out of business last I heard. Might be able to find some type of plastic fabricator locally to make a new one or just go to Home Depot and pick up a piece of plexiglass and make a new one. Alternatively you could you grind off the nub and maybe put a hinge on the top? I've thought about doing that to mine thinking it may work better.
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I purchase some clear Lexan at Home Depot and traced the old one using a scroll saw, then carefully drilled the holes. I masked the edge on the backside and painted the outer edge black, then put on foam with adhesive along the edge. It works great.