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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-20-2017, 08:45 PM Thread Starter
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magnetic glove box door won't stay closed

I've got a 15 RGS with lowers. One door will no longer stay closed. Has anyone had this problem, and what is the fix? Is there a DIY lock/latch solution? Thanks.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-23-2017, 02:50 PM
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I don't have these but I've had similar latches. Sometimes they get crud that sticks to the magnet. Make sure both sides are clean.

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Those magnetic latches are plastic and can break fairly easy. Look very closely at the latch on the compartment side and I bet you will find that one of the little tabs is broken. Very easy and inexpensive part to replace. If you talk to your service guy the right way he may even give you one or replace it for you. Like I said though, it's cheap to replace even if you have to pay for it.

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Thanks for the replies. I was all set to buy some small magnets. I will have another look. What is involved in replacing the part?
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