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2004 grand prix glove box handle broken, handle snapped off and lock mechanism fell out

Handle of glove box snapped off and the lock mechanism fell out, glove box is now stuck latched shut with the handle broken out of the housing.

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Improvise ,you will find a way to open it ,pull or push the two plastic bars that operate the locking bits on the end

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SOURCE: 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix Door Latch

i havnt come across any easy fixes for this but to replace the linkage in the door....sry to tell ya that.....

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there are to rods one for the lock and one for the handle pull the handle rod if it is exposed pull on it / The only way to replace the handle and or lock is to take the door apart/ please rate my response thank you very much

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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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SOURCE: drvers side door is closed and door handle

pull seat back as far as it wil go then take all the screws out of the door pannel and then at the edge of the door nearest the pillar wedge the pannel so u can get ur fingers behind then pull hard mooving down then along the bottom pulling , now u have com to the bit thats trapped behind the dash. dont worry from the bottom corner facing the pillar lift the door card upwardsthe door card will part from the window trim and part from behind the dash in a shearing motion two new clips will be requred but no major damage

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SOURCE: door not locked but handle broke off, car is

You could always break a window! You could try and wedge one of the windows open enough to stick a coat hanger or something in to try and unlock the passenger side. Good luck

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If the glove box is anything like mine it is a modular piece assembled with screws.... let them break the handle.. get a replacement first from a junk dealer and have the broken part swapped out. Its like a seat belt catch in my 97 deville. The glove box in mine flopped open and the catch had broken and fell down the door of the glovebox itself. The whole door is assembled with philips screws and should be easily removed and a new latch put in.. whoever does it should not cost more than 50.00 in labor MAYBE unless you have a friend that would do it for a beer. I saw a complete glove box on ebay for 40.00 shipping ontop of that .. i saw the latch for 20.00 +shipping.

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