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Center console cover stuck

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by lloyds, May 20, 2016.

  1. lloyds

    lloyds Member

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    Anyone else have this issue? It won't open or close.
     
  2. swesson

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    I did have this issue. It wasn't completely stuck, but when I got my hand underneath it, I found a thin piece of plastic (almost paper-thin) that was creating an obstruction. I pulled it out and it hasn't stuck since.
     
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  3. vandacca

    vandacca Active Member

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    Someone also reported that there are a couple of cables running behind the console (e.g. OBDI) and if they aren't tucked away properly, they can obstruct the console from opening.
     
  4. lloyds

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    You are right...I put my hand to the very end and feel wires there...tried pushing it out of the way, but it is very tight. Guess another trip to the SC again..
     
  5. RossRAllen

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    This happened to me after a service center visit. The panel wouldn't open all the way because it was jammed by a cable connector about the size of a wine cork that had fallen into the mechanism after the service visit. I reached in, felt the obstruction, pushed the connector out of the way, and got the cover to open fully. But now it doesn't stay open. SC refastened the harness and tried to repair the cover mechanism, but concluded the hold-open spring has somehow gone missing - they couldn't find it. Replacing the whole console now.
     
  6. lloyds

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    Thats funmy - same here. Mine was working fine til I got the car back from the SC. Odd thing is they were replacing the front door latches, so it is odd how that affects the center console.
     

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