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Old 03-29-2004, 12:40 PM   #1
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Default center console very much closed

when i bought my fair lesabre way back when (actually, guess it'* been about 3 months or so), the center console was stuck shut. i'm guessing there should be some sort of handle or something that you use to open it up - which in my case would be broken.

Well, i'm finally getting tired of having no cup holders, so i was wondering how the mechanism works... so i can try to open it up.

any thoughts on how to crack that thing open?

i might be able to take some pics later today when i get home...

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yeah

but i knew if i didn't write the topic before i got home, i'd never remember to post it in the first place

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here are links to the pics of the super closed center console - i'm just gonna give you guys links to the pics, cause i never resized them from the original 1600 x 1200...

http://kaake.20m.com/103_0377.JPG

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http://kaake.20m.com/103_0378.jpg

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Isn't that just the simple pull open type? Did you pull real hard?
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i've pulled and pulled...

maybe someone super glued it shut

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I say that because it looks exactly like the armrest in my mom'* 92 Olds 88 that just pulls open.
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I say that because it looks exactly like the armrest in my mom'* 92 Olds 88 that just pulls open.
welllll, i suppose i'll tug on it more when i get home... if it'* just supposed to pull open, i'd love to see what'* stuck inside of that thing when i get it open

wish me luck - and i suppose if i break it, i can just superglue it back shut and restore it to it'* original state

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Good luck!!
Remeber, if it breaks, it was just a suggestion. If it opens right, I am the all knowing!!
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well, it'* deff not a pull open type - there'* some sort of latch holding that sucker together. based on jr3800'* pics there, i'm gonna guess that there used to be some sort of handle there that released the latch, and that it'* long gone...

so i guess tomorrow i'll have to see if there'* anyway to get somethin down in there to release the latch. any chance that any of our dealership friends has pics for what this sucker is supposed to look like?

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