Rear Door Outer Handle Replacement
NOTE: Put on gloves to protect your hands.
|3.||Detach the harness clip (A), and disconnect the power door lock actuator connector (B).|
|4.||Remove the plug cap (C), then remove the plastic cover (D), as needed.|
|6.||Detach the rod fastener (A).|
|7.||With a clip remover, disconnect the outer handle rod (A) from the outer handle (B).|
|8.||Remove the bolt, then remove the spacer (A).|
|9.||Remove the maintenance seal (A). Remove the bolt securing the outer handle protector (B), then remove the protector by releasing the hook (C).|
|10.||While pulling the outer handle (A), remove the handle from the holes in the door panel. Take care not to scratch the door.|
|11.||Remove the rod fastener (A) from the outer handle (B), then replace it with new one.|
|12.||Install the handle in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:|
- Make sure the door locks and opens properly.
- When reinstalling the door panel, make sure the plastic cover is installed properly and sealed around its outside perimeter to seal out water.