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glove box won't close

my glove box won't close 2000 slk230 I bought this a month ago. It does not have keyless entry Looks like the latch inside on top is loose. Can I fix this myself? How can I get to it take out screws & buy a part or do I need a new glovebox? Thx Jim
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first suggestion Jim,

did you try a 'search' top right for your question?


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glove box won't close

Yes but I found nothing Screw came out but I can't get it back in & I'm not sure how it fits
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this is for r171 but might get you some clues

http://www.billsden.org/fileadmin/me...b_68_10_34.pdf


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http://mbworld.org/forums/clk-class-...ay-closed.html


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glovebox

My problem is the hook that keeps the door closed came off. It is not broken but can't be screwed back in because there is nothing to hold it.
I can't believe the post with a broken hook says MB won't fix it & it costs over $300 for a new glove box.
I'm going to take to a dealer tomorrow morning & see what can be done
Thanks for the help.
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did u look up the part here anyway:

http://www.mercedespartscenter.com/p...?siteid=215720


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glovebox

Dealer is ordering a clamp for me that screw goes into. It is coming from Germany so they must not have this happen very often
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not on a 12 year old car i would imagine!


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glovebox

Another dealer had the part that we ordered & we got it today. It isn't what we thought. Dealer has no idea what part would work. I spent the day trying to get it to screw in. Nothing seems to work.
HELP anyone have any idea besides buying a new glovebox???
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Glove box fixed

I took my car to our long time family garage. They fixed the glove box problem for under 80 dollars. Thank you for your help.
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glad you got it sorted


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