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markp99 11-22-2011 12:41 PM

I've got a screw loose...
 
Literally :)

I found this screw tumbling around in the driver-side under-seat compartment. It's been a minor annoyance for a week or so. I finally popped open the compartment lid, reached under the plastic flange securing the harness/connector/module assy and grabbed this:

http://home.comcast.net/~markp99/images/screw.jpg

Any ideas from where this might have backed-out of? Any concerns??

PS: My hand very nearly got STUCK reaching under the flange. Tight sharp edges in there...

amw5 11-22-2011 01:59 PM

Re: I've got a screw loose...
 
Haha,

When I read the title of your thread, I thought you were one of the few on the forums who's willing to admit that you're a little "wacky".

Not sure where that bolt came from...would ask the dealer.

Jeeters 11-22-2011 04:42 PM

Re: I've got a screw loose...
 
That just looks like a screw typically used for mounting things like seat rails, or seatbelt, etc. Maybe just one that an employee at the factory dropped?

markp99 11-22-2011 05:07 PM

Re: I've got a screw loose...
 
There is only the slightest of tool marks on the head and washer, but the threads appear to be virgin.

So, maybe YES to a production line dropped item. As I noted it is a nasty tight spot to reach, so maybe unreachable when dropped. It took from June until November to work itself free to be able to tumble around in the compartment.

My1stJGC 11-22-2011 06:55 PM

Re: I've got a screw loose...
 
My passenger side door was missing a nut on the bottom hanger.

BlueLodge400 11-23-2011 01:36 PM

Re: I've got a screw loose...
 
That's Union Auto Workers for you!!!

Hopefully, that is just an extra one left over.


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