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dug 01-01-2001 02:34 PM

The glovebox on my '85 190e will not open. The key goes in the lock just fine and turns but when I try to open it it feels like it is still locked. When I pull on the handle, the door comes down a little and you can see the light inside the glovebox shining. Unfortunately, this is as far as it will open. I think that this is because the metal piece at the top (the loop) where the lock connects is loose. Is there any way that I can get this open?

Also, is there anyway that I can remove the lock on the glovebox. For me the lock is more annoying than helpful.

thanks
Doug

Benzmac 01-01-2001 09:43 PM

You will have to jimmy it open somehow. The lock comes apart from the inside on this one.

I have seen this before. I used a 90 pick to get it open and then disassembled it from there.

dug 01-01-2001 10:01 PM

thanks for the help and have a happy new year!


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