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Ashtray and gear shifter cover

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My Mercedes C230, 2002. Every time I try to fix something in this car I find myself in another problem. Now, the Ashtray does not open except after I push hard with my hand on the cover which stopped to go back to its location in the time I do not want to force it, trying to reach to it I moved the shifter cover which in its turn did not go back as it was, it moves the time I move the shifter. Is there any solution to this?

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Follow this video and replace the ashtray, or repair the astry. there are parts on the side that can become damaged and top the easy close and open to stop working.
https://youtu.be/M4ps8sHYQ3A

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