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Author Topic: overhead storage bin wont stay closed  (Read 2310 times)

Offline Chicken Jalfrezi

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overhead storage bin wont stay closed
« on: December 29, 2016, 12:29:03 PM »
Has anyone else had problems with the overhead storage bin not staying closed? I find it really hard to close and then it often reopens when driving  ???

Offline rbrown3

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Re: overhead storage bin wont stay closed
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2016, 01:59:11 PM »
Has anyone else had problems with the overhead storage bin not staying closed? I find it really hard to close and then it often reopens when driving  ???
I had the same problem, took the cover off the plunger and pushed the button back out I only use the front 2 the rear ones never been used until my son played with them and they stayed open, you can buy the plunger from Fords, apparently they distort over time

Offline Mirez

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Re: overhead storage bin wont stay closed
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2016, 04:54:34 PM »
As Roger said, its the foam on the back of the button that distorts but you can reform it as a temporary fix or replace it. There is a TSB on the problem - attached

* Galaxy - Smax Overhead bin button.pdf (731.1 kB - downloaded 383 times.)
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