Aspirator motor project/broken glove compartment...

Stephen Ankney ankneys at
Wed Aug 15 21:56:51 EDT 2001

Tony, Kneale, Fellow Listers...
After coming home for work and taking a good look at the lock assembly it 
became "painfully" obvious how easy it was to remove the lock from the glove 
box:) I wish all Audi repairs were that easy! Thanks anyway!

Steve Ankney
88 5000
Holland, MI

>From: Tony Lum <tlum at>
>To: "Stephen Ankney" <ankneys at>
>Subject: Re: Aspirator motor project/broken glove compartment...
>Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2001 21:33:06 -0700
>At 02:13 AM 8/14/2001 +0000, you wrote:
>>I spent an hour today laying on the floor of my car twisted up like a
>>pretzel trying to replace the stupid aspirator motor located up under the
>>dash. After finally getting the "new" one in and working, I went to attach
>>the glove compartment. To my horror I noticed one of the mounting slide
>>brackets on the glove box had broken off! Arrrghhh! Audi gods win again!
>>So now I need another glove box which is really not much of a problem as I
>>can just go over to the local boneyard and pick one up. The problem with
>>getting a new glove box is how do I remove the lock assembly from the old
>>one so I can use it on the new one? I really need to have a lockable glove
>>compartment. Any ideas? I just looked at it quickly before going to work
>>and I did'nt see an easy way to disassemble...?
>>Steve Ankney
>>88 5000
>>Holland, MI
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>It does come apart.  Start by pulling the plastic "C" clip off the
>lock.  The rest will be obvious.
>- Tony
>tlum at

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