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Hello everyone,

I was running a cable for my dashcam the other day and once I got to the passenger side, I opened up my glovebox compartment just to see how I would route it to the middle console and such. What I did notice after I opened my glovebox is that there are two gaps on either side that gave me the impression that it was cracked. I contacted my dealer to ask about it and at first he asked me to bring it in the following day, but then followed up with an email saying that those are normal as the cabin filter is behind it, so the gaps are on purpose so they can access it.

It still kinda left me with a doubtful feeling, I was wondering if other great owners would be able to check theirs and confirm with me if that's the case? I'm attaching some images to show what I'm referring to. You can somewhat see towards the edge that there is a crack/gap going down the side, on both ends.

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Thanks in advance!!
 

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I looked at mine and it does have any cracks.Go to the dealership and ask them to show you another Seltos that has them.I will bet you they can't !
 

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I found this video online of this guy showing how he put motion lights in his glovebox and I saw that he has a very similar gap in his:

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I can't see that gap serving any purpose.It looks me that it is a crack from defective glove boxes.THey do not have to be there to remove the glovebox.I removed mine without them.
 

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I ended up going to a dealership today and they took out the glovebox. Those gaps there are so that they can push the holding pins inward and take the glovebox out. Fair enough I suppose.
 

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Hello everyone,

I was running a cable for my dashcam the other day and once I got to the passenger side, I opened up my glovebox compartment just to see how I would route it to the middle console and such. What I did notice after I opened my glovebox is that there are two gaps on either side that gave me the impression that it was cracked. I contacted my dealer to ask about it and at first he asked me to bring it in the following day, but then followed up with an email saying that those are normal as the cabin filter is behind it, so the gaps are on purpose so they can access it.

It still kinda left me with a doubtful feeling, I was wondering if other great owners would be able to check theirs and confirm with me if that's the case? I'm attaching some images to show what I'm referring to. You can somewhat see towards the edge that there is a crack/gap going down the side, on both ends.

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Thanks in advance!!
I have the same gaps, looks identical to yours. I think they are manufactured in to facilitate removal.
 

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I have the sane gaps, looks identical to yours. I think they are manufactured in to facilitate removal.
Thanks so much for taking the time to look and reply! The dealer for some reason kinda ignored that I asked to see another Seltos, but they did have a service technician come to my car to inspect it, it just didn't inspire much confidence haha. They also look kinda rough which made me doubt that they were on purpose.
 

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I noticed the rough cut also.It looks like a clean crack to me.All I had to do is put pressure on each side of the box to release the pins.I have done the same to a few gloveboxes.
 

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I noticed the rough cut also.It looks like a clean crack to me.All I had to do is put pressure on each side of the box to release the pins.I have done the same to a few gloveboxes.
You noticed them on your Seltos you mean?
 

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No i do not have any on mine.That's why I am doubting their word.I was referring to your pics.
Huh interesting... I really doubt this but I wonder if it has anything to do with trim? The three of us here are in Canada, I have an EX Prem.
 

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Hello everyone,

I was running a cable for my dashcam the other day and once I got to the passenger side, I opened up my glovebox compartment just to see how I would route it to the middle console and such. What I did notice after I opened my glovebox is that there are two gaps on either side that gave me the impression that it was cracked. I contacted my dealer to ask about it and at first he asked me to bring it in the following day, but then followed up with an email saying that those are normal as the cabin filter is behind it, so the gaps are on purpose so they can access it.

It still kinda left me with a doubtful feeling, I was wondering if other great owners would be able to check theirs and confirm with me if that's the case? I'm attaching some images to show what I'm referring to. You can somewhat see towards the edge that there is a crack/gap going down the side, on both ends.

View attachment 701

View attachment 702

Thanks in advance!!
My SX Turbo looks exactly like your picture
 
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