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Exterior door handle

The button stuck after pushed in. I took the interior door panel off and could only feel the interior door opening mechanism. I was able to get the button out, but it is now very loose and doesn't open the door (but I can shut the door and open it from the inside.) Since it's only by feel, I can't figure out how to put the mechanism inside the door back together so the exterior button works properly . Any suggestions? This is the passenger door on a 1966 Mustang.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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Sounds like your rod came off inside, possible broken plastic retaining clip that holds the rod on the mechanism. real simple fix, just a pain to see and get to.

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