Front Door Latch Replacement

NOTE: Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1.Remove these items:


2.Raise the glass fully.

3.Without Super locking and passenger's with Super Locking: Pull the glass run channel (A) away as necessary, and remove the bolt, then remove the center lower channel (B) by pulling it downward.

 

4.Disconnect the outer handle rod and cylinder rod.

5.Without Super Locking: Remove the latch (A). Take care not to bend the outer handle rod (B), cylinder rod (C), lock rod (D), and inner handle rod (E). The Honda Lock make is shown (the Mitsui make is similar).

-1 Release the inner handle rod from the rod holder (F).
-2 Disconnect the connectors (G).
-3 Remove the screws.
-4 Remove the latch from the hole in the door.

 

6.With Super Locking: Remove the latch (A). Take care not to bend the outer handle rod (B), cylinder rod (C), lock rod (D), and inner handle rod (E).

-1 Release the inner handle rod from the rod holder (F).
-2 Disconnect the connector (G), and detach it. Detach the harness clips (H).
-3 Remove the screws.
-4 Remove the latch from the hole in the door.

 

7.Install the latch in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:

  • Make sure the actuator connector(s) is plugged in properly, and each rod is connected securely.
  • Make sure the door locks and opens properly.