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Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by Innocence80, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. Innocence80
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    [Aug 27, 2013]
    My glovebox has snapped off at the hinge (only one side) and wondered if anyone knew how much audi charge for this part?
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    You need to replace the whole glovebox as you can't just buy the lid.

    If you look in the DIY Guide sticky thread you'll see a repair guide.
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    I was hoping I could just buy the hinge bit as it's a pin holding it on.
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    If only...!
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    I've read the DIY guide, looks like I need to get my hands dirty!
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    Ok, I really struggled with sticking a bracket on the glovebox, so I have glued it and I'm going to put a long screw in to hold it together.
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    It will eventually fail sadly. THere are loads of glove boxes on eBay. I replaced mine and now I am super gentle with it always.

    Both the lock/catch mechanism and ther hinges break over time.

    I used the DIY guides on here and the guys have put some great effort into posting them, they are spot on and although I coudl have managed without, having the guide took all the guess work out of it.
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    Finding a blue glovebox is like trying to find rocking horse poo though!
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    Typical there is one for the B5 but not the B6, grrrr!
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    I know better understand your issue. Yes, B5 in blue a lot easier, I owned one. but a B6, different story.

    In this case I'd suggest this Used Car Parts | Car Spares for Less | UK Scrap Yards you can refine your search and in the past when all else has failed this network has come up with the part.
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    I had the same thing happen to mine. I just ordered just the lid from TPS. It was about £90. Just take the glove box out and push the pins out of the hinges and the lid comes away.
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    It's the hinge that's snapped, nothing wrong with the lid.

    Sorry just realised what I said, the hinge is attached to the lid. lol
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    Hinge an lid are one part
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