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Glove Box Door Adjustment?

Every time I try to open my glove box I get frustrated. The door does not pop
open when I press the lock button. I have to press the button and pry the door open with another finger. I Know there is a small spring on the hinge that is there for some reason but can't figure it out. Is there some type of adjustment needed on the lock or the door itself ? If anyone has solved this problem please let me know how. I am currently refurbishing the entire dash but feel like putting a 9mm to it.
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There is a spring in the hinge pin at the bottom of the Glove Box door, yours maybe broken, or weak......common on 66 and 67. Eric



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do you have the two little rubber bumpers in it on the top, w/o those it will not POP open. also as Eric said if your spring is missing of weak it may catch
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adjust the door and the latch, it will pop open.
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lubricate the latch also. i had a trunk lid that no matter how i adjusted it wouldnt close without slamming. one little shot of wd-40 and it closed like butter.


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