Signs that vehicles have been damaged in floods include: water marks or lines on exterior surfaces, such as the doors and wheel wells, water marks on interior surfaces and the glove compartment and rusting or corroding p... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

Floods typically occur in lands that are adjacent to rivers or at coastal areas. Land adjacent to rivers, known as floodplains, is susceptible to floods when there is excessive rain. Coastal areas face flooding only when... More »

Flood insurance covers damage and loss to a building and personal property as a result of a flood, according to the National Flood Insurance Program. Building insurance and personal contents insurance are the two compone... More » Business & Finance Insurance

To remove a vehicle's glove compartment box, unscrew the box's arm, and remove the bolts located beneath the door of the compartment. Release the box from its tabs, and finally pull it gently out of its position in the d... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

It is possible to repair a glove compartment latch oneself by replacing the compartment's locking mechanism. Glove compartment locking mechanism replacement parts can often be purchased directly from the dealer or from o... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

Fixing a broken glove compartment latch requires removing the glove box and replacing the locking mechanism. The locking mechanism is generally comprised of a small latch, and it requires a basic set of hand tools to rep... More »

The body control module in a car is generally located underneath the car's center console or behind the glove compartment. If the body control module is not here, the car's owner's manual provides the location. More »