Glove box hinges, center console arm rest, and cup holders may break on Mercedes-Benz S320

Glove box hinges, the center console armrest, and the cup holders break.
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Average mileage: 142,074 (43,000–257,000)
6 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999
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Glove box hasnt opened since I owned it. :-(
1998 Mercedes-Benz S320 146,000 mi,
Cup holder fell apart
1999 Mercedes-Benz S320 190,000 mi,
center console cover wornout , cupholder has failed , where can i get a replacement cover and cup holder
1998 Mercedes-Benz S320 180,000 mi,
Center console, cupholder and compartment lid broke and faded to raw materials under leather. I had to replace the whole top .
1999 Mercedes-Benz S320 108,000 mi,
Glove box has to be pulled on while pushing button in order to open. Cup holders up/down operation fell apart. A lot of small plastic clip-looking pieces.
1999 Mercedes-Benz S320 43,000 mi,
Cup holder mechanism failed. Basically, the unit came apart.
1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 165,000 mi,
All three issue happened on mine!
clip inside cup holder compartment
1999 Mercedes-Benz S320 122,857 mi,
Cup holder broken I can not find a replacement
the problem started when the cup holder cover won't hold to its lock. the after few months the whole assemble came out.