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External door handle is floppy and does'nt work

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You wil have to pull the trim panel off hte inside to see if the fasteners are loose or the pivot is broken.

The trim panel mostly pulls off with spring clips after a couple of screws are removed. Pry at clips with a screwdriver.

Posted on Aug 28, 2010

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