Date: 26 Dec 2004 15:15:49 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: Saab 99 glovebox door stuck

On Fri, 24 Dec 2004 12:59:29 GMT, th <> wrote: >> > I think I remember this problem, but my memory is quite vague (it may > come from a '71 99). The lock is screwed to the door with two screws > from the inside. If the screws for some reason are loose the complete > lock rotates inside glovebox but still locks the door due to the shape > of the lock. The solution to the problem IIRC was a big screwdriver and > some brute force (combined with some intelligence and feeling) . Right, so pry just short of where it breaks, then. Makes sense, and your description is consistant with what I feel when I try it. Thanks, Dave

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