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I can't get the old broken window crank off. - Sonoma GMC Cars & Trucks

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There is a clp that holds the handle on. I have always used a long flat screwdriver to get these off, but there is a tool that you can buy to do the job. You will have to push the panel back to see the clip,( looks like a silver wire) It is open on one side, this is the end you have to push out. If you don't get the special tool then you will have to work it back and forth untill the clip pops off. try not to loose the clip, because not all new handles come with it. It's not really that hard once you see how it comes out. Thats why I never bought the tool. Just a note . there is usually a plastic grommet that is in there also, put the screwdriver/ tool in between that and the handle to protect the panel.
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Are you talking about the old style window crank? If you are, then they are usually held on by a c-clip located behind the handle. There is a special tool that is available at most part stores. The tool slides under the handle and pushes the clip off. Once the clip is removed, then the handle should come right off. It also works for old style door handles.

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