Release Tab For Center Console Can Fall Off on Mercedes-Benz E320

The release tab for the center console can fall off unexpectedly.

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Average mileage: 76,232 (15,000–140,000)
3 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005
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The right tab broke off (dealership verbally quoted (without verifying) approx $250 for a set because naturally, you can't just replace the one that is broken. Said no thanks and used super glue; been working fine ever since.
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 67,200 mi,
Lifted the right butterfly tab and all of a sudden in came off completely.
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 55,000 mi,
console release tab fell off. used gorilla glue to put it back on
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 87,000 mi,
same ,,use glue
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 105,000 mi,
the little tab to open the conson has fallen off,i still have it and will replase it
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 102,350 mi,
Tab on left broke off completely while attempting to open center console.
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 63,500 mi,
Can I find the part anywhere?
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 15,000 mi,
come off 1 yr. or so after purchase