Glove Box Hinges fail frequently on Volkswagen Golf TDI

Average mileage: 80,000 (40,000–120,000)
2 model years affected: 2000, 2012
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The glove box hinges (made of plastic) on our 2000 Golf TDI have failed three times in the 10 years we have owned the car.
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While driving glove box opened, I th it was because I may have had something in the way of the lock so I took the bulky items out. After I cleared the glove box, I was sitting in my car, haven even started it and it popped open. Haven't had it repaired yet.
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