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2005 Pontiac Truck Aztek FWD V6-3.4L VIN E
They are screws on the door and rivets on the hinge that hold it fo the instrument panel.
There has been a service bulletin for the hinges. Here is what it states.
|Interior - Instrument Panel Compartment Door Inoperative |
Bulletin No.: 05-08-49-001A
Date: August 28, 2006
Instrument Panel Compartment Door Inoperative (Replace Hinge) Models:
2002-2005 Buick Rendezvous
2001-2005 Pontiac Aztek
Some customers may comment that the instrument panel compartment door is inoperative.
The plastic hinge may be cracking and causing the door to be inoperative.
Replace the compartment hinge using the following procedure:
Open the instrument panel compartment door.
Remove the six screws that retain the door to the hinge.
Remove the door.
Remove the lower closeout panel.
Remove the two 7 mm (0.27 in) screws that retain the compartment to the instrument panel.
Use a 5 mm or (13/64) drill bit and drill out the rivets that retain the hinge to the instrument panel compartment. Place a towel on the floor to catch the shaving from the rivets.
Install the hinge and rivets.
Install the two 7 mm (0.27 in) bolts and the closeout panel.
Tighten the two bolts to 4 N.m (35 lb in).
Install the compartment door.
Install the six screws that retain the door to the hinge.
Close the door and verify door alignment.