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Pins and upper top plastic piece with metal came apart

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SOURCE: door handle 1996 thunderbird

sounds like a plastic Sir clip of course you say external handel detached from door consider linkage clip has fallen down!

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squeeze them together and pull them off at the same time or cut them off since you need to replace them

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SOURCE: Broken plastic window crank handle on Geo Trakcer 1994

get a toyota handle its plastic but its stronger, the metal handle is going to be hard to interchange, the best thing to do is remove your handle and go to a junk yard and see which handles are the same, you can even put your handle on and see if it works on that car, hope this helps.

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SOURCE: how do i remove the inside door handle with out

The plastic pieces just clip on to the rod. look at them and you can get them off

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SOURCE: 2002 lincoln ls inside door

Best to get a new handle, if you happen to have an accident, you really dont want the handle falling of as you need to get out. Try the auto dismantlers if a new one is too expensive

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for passenger side:
1. unclip screw cover 'center flap' of inside door opener plastic cover, flap is 3/8"x 3/8" (center of plastic cover)
2. remove phillips screw now showing
3. push fabric panel (edge of door opener plastic cover-at hinged end of chrome handle) to allow uncliping of edge of plastic cover (top rt & lwr rt (for passenger side) of plastic cover)
4. open chrome inside door handle to allow plastic cover to be removed-slide plastic cover toward rear, free end of door to remove cover
5. remove switch panel-gently pry with wide non maring pry bar (cover wide blade screwdriver using cloth) do rear of sw panel 1st (don't pry front edge)
6. slide switch panel toward rear to allow removal
7. remove large phillips screw under sw panel
8. remove the 2 plastic covers near top, hinge edge -use plastic spoon handles to encourage caps to pop off. May also require small screwdriver approx 1/8" in to complete pop off
9. remove the 2 phillips screws w/ captive washers
10. remove 3 phillips/hex screws along the bottom inside of door panel
11. on outside/rear edge of panel push the 2 center pins of each in about 1/8"-this allows the clip to be pulled out w/ pin pushed in
12. remove plastic cover (REAR OF SIDE MIRROR)-pull window edge up and back.
13. lift rear of door panel (not hinge edge) up allow hinge edge to pivot around lower pin in door (hinge edge)
14. remove the 2 rt edge "L" brackets (gently pry center plastic pin out) (note the color and replace as removed)
15. slowly peel the clear plastc away from the non hinged end to expose the plastic panel with 3 phillips head screws
16. remove the 3 screws and panel for access to door handle.
17. using access area now available unlatch the rod attached to exterior door handle (unclip plastic to rotate clip up to allow rod to slide out-toward hinged edge)
18. using access area now available remove rod from ext door handle from inside door area
19. remove the 3 -10mm head bolts
20. remove the ext door handle (bottom edge out first)
reverse order to replace door handle

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1999 cadillac deville glove box won't open

If it is unlocked, the the pin attached to the handle could be broken. There is a small "U" shaped metal piece that is part of the mechanism inside the handle. You have to first pull up the handle as if to open it and slide your finger in towards the top then once you feel it push it down, your finger is replacing the broken pin. This should open it. Hope this helps.

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How to get to drivers side window

first, on the interior handle, carefully pop off the cover. remove the two screws underneath. there may or may not be screws on the farthest lower part of the door panel and there may or may not be a screw under the door latch pull handle. it may be hiding under a cover under the handle. but i'm pretty sure it has only the two under the large handle. once the screws are removed, seperate the door panel from the door starting at the lower left corner. there are clips which will pop out of the door when you pull on it. sometimes you have to pull really hard. once the door panel is removed on the bottom and sides you need to lift the panel up to get it off of the top. you only need to raise it by about an inch and you will know when its released. now you must disconnect the wires going to the lights/switches. now should be able to see the regulator. you will not iether be able to see the window, or just see a large silver or black piece of metal with a bunch of 10mm screws around it. do not remove the window motor. disconnect the plastic clips which slightly protrude through the metal first. press on the center of them and the pin will slide out, then you can push the rest of the clip through. once the plastic clips are disconnected you can remove the 10mm screws and slightly take down the large piece of metal. you will probably have to disconnect the wire that goes to the door latch. it can be very difficult. once the wire is disconnected you will be able to see the window. oh wait. i missed a step. before you remove the 10mm screws, you need to disconnect the window from the regulator. to do this, you must pop out the two large (2 inch diameter) rubber plugs on the top of the large metal piece. then you need to raise the window until you see the regulator clips that attach to the window. now you can LOOSEN them with a torx socket. i believe it's a T30 size. once you loosen them two turns, press in slightly on the screws until they pop in a bit meaning that the clip is loosened from the glass. now you want to remove the window glass through the top of the door. it will come out you just have to get it in the right position. now you may continue with the removal steps of the large metal piece aka window regulator. if your window regulator appears to be broken, they sell a fix kit at the vw dealer for around 25 dollars.

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Radiator has busted twice in one month

ccarver96: 1st the radiator, unless it has been replaced with an aftermarket "all metal" radiator, is going to be aluminum with plastic tanks.
Your radiator should have large round pins about 2-3 inches long manufactured on the bottom plastic tank. You should have something similar on the top tank. These are out near the ends facing downward. for the bottom tank and straight up for the top tank. coming off the lower core support, there should be places with holes and there should be large rubber grommets which fit into the holes and then the pins for the radiator, fit inside the center of the grommets. This way you have rubber isolating the plastic from touching metal.
At the top, there will be brackets which will have rubber rings which fit inside the brackets and the rings fit over each pin on the top radiator tank. The brackets then are bolted to the upper tie bar of the core support. You now have a radiator which is secured within the body of the car but has rubber mounts which keep it from touching metal. That is what keeps the radiator from getting damaged.
If your radiator is getting damaged other than that, if it is touching the body at any other point, the body has been damaged and needs to be repaired.
If the radiator is being blown apart from running hot, you need to have the cooling system checked or give me more input as to where the radiator is splitting. Is it splitting at the seems from heat?

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2003 Ford Explorer back door latch will not open

Mine just did the exact same thing. The latch may be moving freely because it is not hooked to the latching mechanism anymore. In my case, the handle had broken where the handle hooks to the rod that operates the mechanism. Go to the Ford dealer and buy a new handle. Here in S.C. it was $24. You can't get this at the parts houses. Start by removing the plastic "Ford" cover that is over the liscense plate lights. You then have to remove the aluminum rivets that hold the handle to the tailgate from the outside and remove the broken latch. Remove the pull handle loop on the interior side of the tailgate (2 screws), unsnap the inside plastic tailgate interior panel, and pull down the black plastic sheeting that is underneath the panel to make access to the mechanism inside of the tailgate. There is also a hard plastic cover that you will see that needs to be pulled loose to open another access hole. Install the new tailgate latch handle by sliding back into the mounting holes and attach with two 10-32 screws and nuts. The new handle will come with a new yellow rod attachment piece on the handle. You will see inside of the tailgate a small rod hanging down, most likeky it will have the same rod attachment piece as the one on the new handle. Note the position of the yellow piece on the rod, as you will connect the new piece in the same place. Once the rod is hooked up, relubricate the metal mechanism with a light machine oil, replace the black plastic cover, replace the black plastic sheeting, (secure with a small amount of duct tape), replace the tailgate interior panel, replace the pull handle loop, shut tailgate, replace "Ford" cover over lights, and you're done!

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Exterior rear door handle on Honda Accord 2001

To Remove Door Panel on 2001 Honda Accord:

A: To remove the plastic piece with the door lock button and door handle connected to it:

1- Remove the screw in the middle located behind a plastic cover button
2- Push (slide) the whole assembly Forward (toward front of car)
Besides the screw, it is held in place by 3 hooks on the backside that hook into holes in the metal door frame
3- Now unhook handle from small metal bar going through door by pushing (toward door) plastic clip (blue?) off of the bar, then the bar will come out of the clip hole, thus releasing the handle.
4- Depress little grey button /bar (purple painted on it)on elec. connector to seperate connector, thus releasing door lock switch

Now the whole assembly (metal handle, door lock switch, and plastic piece) will come off door panel

B: The door is held on by 2-screws, 7-plastic snaps/plugs, and 1-plastic plug.

The screws are located: bottom of hand hold and the other behind the handle, both covered by little covers that have to be pryed off to access the screws.(hint: the screw with the built in spacer goes behind the handle when you are trying to reinstall)
The 7-plastic snaps: 3 across bottom and 2 on each side. Not visible, they are mounted to the inside of the panel.
The 1-plastic plug is visible at the upper front of the panel and is the same color as the surrounding trim

C: Take off the big plastic triangle piece above the door panel and behind the mirror. Pull/pry off. It has 2 snaps holding it on. one near bottom and one near the front.

D: Light lens prys off from bottom. Unscrew (1/4 turn) the light assembly with bulb still intact from backside of panel

E: Remove the Hand-Hold/window switch assembly:

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I was able to get two wedges between the glass and the plastic trim. From that I used a scope to see inside and find the mechanism to release the window. Look for the one piece of plastic in the mechanism. The level has to be pushed toward the driver side of the car. Once I got the glass open, I removed the handle, and two screws from each side of the trim and removed the trim.

Once the trim was removed I had a small opening and could see the problem. The end of the latch has a small blue plastic (why plastic??) catch that broke.

Rather than taking the door apart and finding a replacement, I heated a screw driver and made a slot in the plastic. Next I used a heavy duty zip tie and connected the two pieces (plastic catch and metal part that opens the latch). I left some slack in the connection and all works great.

Not sure how long this will last, but for now I have the back opening. I will look at replacing the plastic piece, but not sure if a total new mechanism is needed.


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How to remove front door panel on volvo s60 t5 2002 driver side

Pop the grab handle cover off, two different styles.

1. With a slot under the grab handle, take a small screw driver off and gently push up, it should just pop out.

2. Simple cover that can be separated with a bone tool or similar so you don't chip the cover piece.

Behind that you will find two Torx 25 screws, Take those out.

Around the edge of the panel should be around 8 plastic rivet type of thing.

Again...two different styles.

1. With center pins that blend in perfectly with the rivet. Should be about 3/32nds diameter. Push the center in and the rivet deals should pop out. Be sure not to lose the center piece...easy to lose.

2. Same deal but with a larger center pin.

Take the plastic triangle piece near the upper right hand area as facing the panel.

Pull bottom away from door and up to release from top section of door.

Careful removing the cable for the door lock release, and remove the connectors from the tweeter and driver's door module.

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Drivers side power window stuck


1. trust youself

2.Open the panel slowly, some screws behind the handle opener, first you start from the bottom of the panel, and check see where has the screw connect to the door metal part and figure it out to open it. As soon as you move the panel, cut the plastic on the metal and check the small plastic wheel see it is in the track, and also check the arm connect to the motor, maybe the arm loss, be sure put a pin to connect the arm and then test it.
3. any this kind job, cost you more than $350.00 -$450.00
Hope this can help.

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