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Corn Kernel/Door Latch Buffer Installation


martind5

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Just a simple tip... I found that placing the plastic corn kernel in boiling water for about a minute softens it up just enough to pop right onto the latch with finger pressure, but not enough to make it lose it's "snap" feature for long term retention.

Devin

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you must have gotten really old stock

it should really just mush right on

only $0.47 from any BMW dealer

old 5 and 6 series cars use them also

no boiling required.

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even old "kernels" pop right on the door latch without splitting...and in a pinch you can use a short scrap of rubber or plastic tubing...

mike

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