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1991 Oldsmobile 88 latch problem

Thieves damaged the door lock and latch trying to get into the car. I removed the inside panel and was able to reconnect the linkage rod to the lock and that seems to work all right now. However, I couldn't see up into the cavity of the door to see how to reattach the linkage rod to the the door latch handle. How does this linkage rod attach. I did see some bolt heads that hold the latch to the door, but my English wrenches 3/8 and 1/2 didn't fit must be metric. What size are those bolts?

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The bolts you see are 10 mm. the linkage uses a plastic clip to retain the rod linkage on the door handle. You will most likely need to replace the retainers on the handle to linkage if they have not broken the cast aluminium tab off.

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Most of this cars come with a 10 mm rech size i hope and this will answer your question and help you fix the problem

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