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The interior passanger overhead grab handle has come away at one of the screws, probably from my umpa lumpa sized mrs using it to haul herself into the van (pre-lowering!!).

Having had a closer look, it looks like the thread in the pannel hole has burred, and the scew will no longer take it. But depth of the screw hole looks way to thin to be strong enough to take any real weight in the first place.

Anyones else had their handle come off? Any solutions?
 

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Not showing too much respect for your Mrs...

Can you get a nut in behind the stripped thread?
 

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Ha Ha....love her to bits, but if she were any shorter we'd be getting a blue parking badge!

No way to get a nut around the other side of the frame that I can see withough removing loads of felt trim to see if there is a way round.
 

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I would guess that the nut behind the panel has slipped out of place and the hole no longer lines up. You can sometimes use an opened paperclip (other similar specialist tools are available) to jiggle it back into place, but you can also make matters worse and lose it completely if you're not careful...
 
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