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Door lock assembly broken, rod assembly fell apart

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There is a cheap plastic retainer on the end of the rod that holds it to the handle. Get a Wheel color from a RC airplane hobby shop and use it to hold the rod on the handle. Works better than the original clip. You don't need to take the door apart for this, you can usually reach the rod after removing the interior latch handle.

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