2002 BMW M3 Long Term Road Test

2002 BMW M3: Broken Trunk Handle

May 02, 2008

When I opened our long-term 2002 BMW M3's trunk to fetch my man-purse gym bag filled with chainsaws, the handy handle decided to come with. Repeated use has apparently taken its toll. Squint at the little image above and you can see the floppy result of a retaining screw which has pulled through the plastic.

Here's how that piece of plastic should fit:

Should be an easy fix, and the trunk is still accessible...We'll let you know how hard the new piece hits the wallet.

Jason Kavanagh, Engieeering Editor @ 56,115 miles

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