My radio knob was broken and they don’t sell new knobs have to buy whole radio so i gorilla glued it back on now it won’t move to turn on or do volume how can I get it loose

  • Need more info. Picture? What kind of radio? – manassehkatz-Reinstate Monica Sep 13 at 20:40
  • And most importantly, what type of glue? – manassehkatz-Reinstate Monica Sep 13 at 20:54
  • Urethane glue expands and foams as it cures. I quit using it for that reason. It's almost impossible not to make a mess. You need to cut, grind, or dissolve the errant glue. What more can be said? – isherwood Sep 13 at 21:18
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because small appliance/gadget repair is off-topic on DIY.SE – ThreePhaseEel Sep 13 at 23:10

It depends on the type of glue. Gorilla is a brand that includes many types. The most common question tends to be with "super glue" and most of those have acetone (a.k.a. nail polish remover) as the usual antidote. But depending on other factors, that may not be so easy to use.


Use a blow dryer to heat it up so the glue softens.

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