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2001 Ford Escaspe. Door won't open from outside, connection broke at handle. How do I get the handle out after removing inside pad ect?

Front driver's side door won't open from the outside. Removed door pad and found link not connected to door handle. Can't seemed to get handle loose at the rear end.

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SOURCE: How to replace '96 Ford Explorer driver side exterior door handle

You will need to remove the door panel to gain access to the handle. Roll the window up or down as needed to get to the nuts that attach the handle to the door. You will also need to remove a rod the goes to the door lock. You will see the rod after the door panel is removed. Good luck.

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trec - rear passenger door handles

only way to repair is to replace the handles. this is a common problem they use a toothed circle to work the lever and it wears and jumps a tooth basically and it will pop the tooth off if you push it back.so replacement is only fix

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Drivers side door handle won't work

Some linkage maybe broken on the door handle. Door panel removal instructions are availablel on line www.carstereohelp.com/strford.htm but determining the problem will have to be found on your own.

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SOURCE: passenger side--manual sliding door will not open

Has the door been serviced as in clean and lubricated tranck?A lot of power is not put to the opening or clsin mechanism for safety reasons

Posted on May 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Need detailed diagram of 1998 latch mechanism to remove connections from it

there is no diagram... the latch is also a non-servicable latch, so if your problems in the latch- it needs a latch. i would look more closely at the outside door handle itself as i have seen a few of them break on the E series vans.you may be able to get detailed instructions thru autozone.com or @ autozone. hope this helps and good luck

Posted on May 29, 2009

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