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1999 C220 CDi Centre console sprung hinge stuck!

Hello - anyone got any idea how to open the sprung door at the front of the centre console in our C220 cdi 1999. It's the small door that you push to close & push again to open. I think it might have held the cup holder once upon a time although it's not there now. Anyway - I put my ipod in the in the petrol station & now it's been eaten - the door still pushes back a little into the console but won't open. Any ideas?
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Sounds like the clip wore out. You may have to get a bone stick to get that open without breaking it.

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I'd bet your ipod slipped through the narrow slot at the bottom of that open area which is preventing the door from opening. You would probably be able to get enough space to push it back towards the rear if you removed the gear selector cover, but if not you may have to remove the console itself. In the future, block that opening with something so it doesn't happen again, or get a cupholder and use only the bottom part, maybe even a broken one for free from someone in the wanted/for sale section?


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