how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

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how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

Post by jason1987 » Thu Mar 29, 2012 6:11 pm

i tried pressing the little pins in but they dont seem to do anything

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Re: how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

Post by midsdaz » Thu Mar 29, 2012 6:48 pm

Them 2 pins pull out once u pull them out the glove box will drop
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Re: how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

Post by jason1987 » Thu Mar 29, 2012 7:00 pm

need to pry them off do you?

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Re: how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

Post by lozz » Thu Mar 29, 2012 7:02 pm

jason1987 wrote:need to pry them off do you?
the plastic pins push out mate,

(there shouid be two of them )

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Re: how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

Post by plod » Thu Mar 29, 2012 7:12 pm

I agree with above, just slide the pins out - if a little stiff, use a pair of pliers
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Re: how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

Post by jason1987 » Fri Mar 30, 2012 6:27 pm

got the glovebox door off but having trouble getting the surround off to get access to matrix, taken off 4 screws i think but still wont budge, also wont it mess the air bag off if i take the glovebox surround off?

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Re: how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

Post by plod » Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:26 pm

Oh right, the whole lot off - sure there is a guide on here - think there's about 7 screws need to come out, with a couple of them being right pigs
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Re: how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

Post by plod » Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:35 pm

Don't want to be the bearer of bad news but whilst searching on here there was mention of the whole dashboard needing to come out to sort out the heater matrix :(
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Re: how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

Post by lozz » Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:35 pm

It shouid come out withought removing the full dashboard,
as far as ican see there is a support bar that gets in the way but that couid possibly be pushed out the way,

ive not done the matrix in the 406, but ive done them on 405s theyre a full dash out job,
looks like when they built the 406 theyve learnt from that in some way,

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Re: how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

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Re: how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

Post by jason1987 » Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:48 pm

that link doesnt really show you how to take the surround off, shame i dont have a haynes :(

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Re: how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

Post by lozz » Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:49 pm

jason1987 wrote:that link doesnt really show you how to take the surround off, shame i dont have a haynes :(
(>Down~load/ one,
theres alink on here somewhere :wink:
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Re: how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

Post by lozz » Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:54 pm

By soround do you mean the trim that goes up the side,

thats just held in place by little torx screws, easy to remove, just watch for it snapping there abeit fragile,

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Re: how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

Post by jason1987 » Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:04 pm

i mean the bit behind the glovebox door, its a big plastic backing

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Re: how do you remove the glovebox on a D8?

Post by lozz » Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:12 pm

Iwill have alook through ha@nes
might take me a while to find it,

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