Release Tab For Center Console Can Fall Off on Mercedes-Benz E500

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

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Average mileage: 83,124 (35,200–115,000)
4 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 103,468 mi,
Went to open console it came off in my hand.
2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 103,000 mi,
center consul top came off and need to get it back on
2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 100,000 mi,
Both ended up falling off, bought some blue adhesive strips from home depot and stuck them back on, not the perfect fix but it worksfine so far
2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 100,000 mi,
center console release latch came off
2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 40,000 mi,
Glued the tab back on with super glue
My 5 year old son grabbed it from the backseat, and when he pulled the left tab came off. I simply glued it back in place. Easy fix!
2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 35,200 mi,
Center console release fell off. Need new one.
2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 65,000 mi,
Same problem; went to dealer 3 weeks ago and they advised crazy glue. That's working so far..
2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 75,000 mi,
Release tab came off but it was a clean release and gorilla glue seems to have worked very well so far.