How do I take apart the front console so I can tighten loose screws on the hinge for the front console compartment lid on a 2008 Navigator? Thank you.

Asked by Oct 10, 2015 at 01:08 PM about the 2008 Lincoln Navigator

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2008 Navigator - my front console lid is loose and won't close and I can see
that the screws on the hinge are loose but I can't figure out how to take the
console apart or remove the cup holder in order to get at the screws that
tighten the hinge. Does anyone know if the cup holder just pops off? It seems
like it does but don't want to force it and break something.

2 Answers

10

I had the same problem with my 2008 Expedition. I very carefully pried off the cupholder lid using a wide-blade screwdriver. The lidcame off easily. This allowed access to the screws. There are four holes in the hinge that align with four holes on the plastic plate. The top two holes on the plate were broken off. There was no evidence that the other two holes had been used. I purchased a box of #8 x 3/4" self-drilling hex washer screws and #6 washers at Lowe's and secured the console hinge to the plastic plate using the bottom two holes. I was able to get a slight hold through one of the top holes. Hope this helps.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Thank you Steve. Just fixed it myself and saved at least $150. Can you believe that Tuttle-Click Ford Lincoln dealership in Lake Forest CA wanted to charge me $150 just to diagnose the problem! And you know that they know how simple it is to fix. Thanks again!

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Lincoln Navigator Questions

Lincoln Navigator Experts

#1 jimmyarango
jimmyarango
Reputation 1,480
#2 T_S_T
T_S_T
Reputation 420
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 320
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Expedition
439 Great Deals out of 24,829 listings starting at $1,150
Used Cadillac Escalade
194 Great Deals out of 10,970 listings starting at $3,200
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
559 Great Deals out of 31,371 listings starting at $1,500
Used GMC Yukon
382 Great Deals out of 19,299 listings starting at $2,000
Used Chevrolet Suburban
299 Great Deals out of 19,514 listings starting at $1,800
Used Cadillac Escalade ESV
111 Great Deals out of 5,434 listings starting at $1,995
Used GMC Yukon XL
211 Great Deals out of 12,378 listings starting at $2,999
Used Ford Explorer
928 Great Deals out of 70,251 listings starting at $997
Used Ford F-150
2,055 Great Deals out of 207,336 listings starting at $1,499
Used Nissan Armada
136 Great Deals out of 8,390 listings starting at $2,985
Used INFINITI QX56
71 Great Deals out of 1,368 listings starting at $4,999
Used Toyota Sequoia
138 Great Deals out of 5,469 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Durango
268 Great Deals out of 21,293 listings starting at $1,499
Used Lincoln MKX
188 Great Deals out of 12,278 listings starting at $4,466

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Lincoln Navigator For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 3,163 listings starting at $45,997
2016 Lincoln Navigator For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 525 listings starting at $37,000
2015 Lincoln Navigator For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 244 listings starting at $28,000
2014 Lincoln Navigator For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 173 listings starting at $22,950
2013 Lincoln Navigator For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 165 listings starting at $15,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.