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Glove box combination lost

The glove box on my kids' 1993 Grand Prix has a combination lock, which we do not have the combination for. How can I open it?

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  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    I tried that before and it did not work. I'll give it another try.

    There is an orange button next to the tumbler. Maybe I have to press this at the same time I'm at 000 on the tumbler to open? I'll report back what happens.

  • thomas thompson May 11, 2010

    try all 0000000

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It can be pretty easy to do.
You'll need a bright flash light and a small flat head screw driver.
Turn on your flash light and shine it directly onto the dials, take your small screw driver and push the dial to one side or the other, usally push it to the left. 
Yes, you won't have a lot of room to move it, but you should have just enough to see a line, or a groove. If you don't see a groove turn the dial to another number until you are able to see a line, or groove.
When you see a groove you are on the correct number, then do the same to the other ones, then push the button to open it up.
Example. (0)(0)(0)     (0)(2)-(0)     (1)-(2)-(0)     (1)-(2)-(3)-
Good luck.

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