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glove box handle

Postby Bumpa4718 [OP] » Jun 26 2012, 8:36pm

Hello...I have several questions but i will start with the simplest. I have a 2008 Silverado that is new to me (2 days old). The little glove box that is above the main box has a sort of toggle handle on it, which is broken. Any ideas how to fix or where to get parts? Thanks all.
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Re: glove box handle

Postby ASTE25 » Jun 27 2012, 6:29am

You can search this site. I tried to submit a direct link to what you were looking for, but it just went to the beginning of the catalog search. Look under body hardware/instrument panel and it should be number 23 in the diagram. (of course you must first enter your year and type of vehicle)

http://www.gmpartsdirect.com/catalog/frameset.cfm
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Re: glove box handle

Postby Bumpa4718 [OP] » Jun 27 2012, 10:56am

Thank you so much!
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Postby WPSPSS » Jun 27 2012, 2:09pm

The aftermarket needs to come out with a better handle for this box. I am used to it but everyone agrees that the way it opens is a horrible design.
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Postby Bumpa4718 [OP] » Jun 27 2012, 2:13pm

I am probably not willing to pay all that much to have it repaired, but it looks ugly with that handle half hanging there. It isn't a necessity, but it's just damn unsightlly.
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Postby deathphoenix99 » Jun 27 2012, 2:17pm

I don't mind the upper glove box, and I realize they were trying to make it hidden/integrated into the dash, so a typical handle would look to obvious. You'd be amazed how many people couldn't figure out my 94 s10's glove box, they'd look at it and be like...how do I open it?

You can buy the complete piece as well on ebay. I didn't find just the handle though.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Chevy-Avalanche ... 3c&vxp=mtr

http://www.ebay.com/itm/09-Chevy-Silver ... 64&vxp=mtr
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Postby Bumpa4718 [OP] » Jun 27 2012, 2:26pm

Now I might be willing to replace it. Thanks for the info. No, I don't mind how it WOULD look if it wasn't just dangling there. It came that way since i bought the truck used. Thanks so much for this helpful link.
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