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SOURCE: My lever is loose. How do I tighten it?

take a flat head screwdriver and puch the spring loaded pin near the plate in and pull the lever off... use the screwdriver to pry the finish plate off, then tighten the 2 bolts you just exposed... reverse it to get lever back on...

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How do I tighten my Weiser front door handle


Depends on the model. Usually there are 2 screws behind the trim plate that you need to tighten. The handle may need to be removed, to take off the trim plate so you can get at the screws. If that's the case the handle will have a small pin on the shaft someplace. Push the pin in and pull the handle off. Then carefully pry the trim plate off, tighten the screws and reinstall everything.

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How do I change the mirror on Dodge Nitro?


You have to start with removing the door panel as follows:

CAUTION: Pay close attention to the plastic hook attachment points on the inside of the door trim panel. Make sure that every hook is correctly positioned to the door when installing the trim panel. Damage to the trim panel will occur if the hooks in the door panel are not properly positioned to the door during installation. 1. Connect the electrical connectors and install the power window switch. 2. Carefully install the door trim panel (4) to the door (1) by lifting upward and over the door lock into the trim panel then attach the trim panel to the carrier plate attachment points. 3. Install the screws (2) and the cap screw covers (3) to the front door trim (4). 4. Install the fastener (5) at the handle area of the front door trim (4) and tighten screw to 5.5 Nm (50 in. lbs.). 5. Install the door handle trim bezel (6).

1. Install the mirror assembly (1). 2. Install the three nuts (2) and tighten to 7 Nm (65 in. lbs.). 3. Connect the electrical connector (3). 4. Install the trim panel

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I need to tighten the door handle on modle frs22zged


Push the trim length wise, eg. place palms on upper trim, push down against trim and up, if forced it may crack so try it in lightly 1st. Just move it enough too tighten the door screws.

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How to replace town and country door handle


Hi,

Follow instruction below:

Raise the window up completely. Remove the screws from the armrest using a screwdriver. Lift the window switch out of the door panel by prying up rear of the switch and the pulling the switch to the rear, dislodging it in the front. Lift it up and unplug the electrical connectors.

Insert the flathead screwdriver between the door panel and the door and pry out all the trim fasteners from the door on both sides and the bottom. Remove the panel. Peel the moisture barrier back exposing the rear of the door.

Push the door latch actuator rod retainer off the rod, releasing it from the door handle. Remove the two 10 mm nuts securing the outside door handle to the door. Pull the door handle out of the door.

Install the new door handle by holding it in place and installing and tightening the inside nuts. Insert the door latch rod into the door handle lever. Swing the retainer down and push its lock over the rod.

Place the moisture barrier back into place. Install the door panel and push all the trim fasteners into the holes in the door. Install the two screws into the armrest and tighten. Install the window switch by plugging in the electrical connectors. Push the window switch into the hole in the door panel and press the rear of the switch down to lock it in place.

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How to tighten lever handles?


Just tighten the trim ring below lever that sticks out. Its completely smooth so not easy to turn (use pliers with tape on the jaws). It should not be tightened beyond hand-tightness. Over tight and the lever will be hard to turn. More importantly, since it is part of housing that covers the plastic that connects the lever and the cartridge, its very easy to break (ridiculous - this part is in constant use and of all the pieces its the only one made of cheapo plastic- damn you Delta!)

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Cant remove door pannel on driver side 04 gmc seirra


1. Remove the door handle bezel.

2. Insert a flat-bladed tool between the door handle bezel and the trim panel in order to release the handle bezel tab retainers.

3. Remove the door trim panel upper extension.

4. Release the upper extension by pulling outward on the front edge in order to release the upper retainer clips.

5. Remove the upper extension from the trim panel by lifting up and out.

6. Using a suitable flat bladed tool, gently pry the manual lock lever from the door trim panel. Remove the trim panel screw.
*Remove the screw (2) from within the opening where the manual door lock lever resides.
*Remove the screw (3) from the opening in front of the armrest.
*Remove the screw located beneath the map pocket, if equipped.

7. Carefully slide the trim panel up in order to release the retainers from the door. Disconnect the electrical connectors.

Note: the top part of the door panel is not separate from the bottom. The "upper extension" is just the small triangle piece directly behind the mirror on the interior.

Simplified instructions
Remove the bezel around the door handle.
Pry out the manual lock.
Remove the 3 or 4 screws depending on options
Slide the door panel up off of the engagement tabs.

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How do you take off inner driver side door panel with out breaking the the snaps and panel itself


Sometines the panel retainers do break, they are available at most parts stores, you should use a special tool to remove them (pic below)

Front Door Panel: Service and Repair
Trim Panel Replacement - Side Front Door
REMOVAL PROCEDURE
TOOLS REQUIRED
J 38778 Door Trim Pad Clip Remover
1. Remove the inside handle bezel (2).
2. Remove the fastener (1).
3. Lift the flap (1) in pull handle opening.
4. Remove the two fasteners (2).
5. Remove the two fasteners (1) from bottom of trim panel.
6. Using the J 38778, release the eight retainers.
7. Lift upward and outward on the door trim panel.
8. Disconnect the door latch cable from the inside door handle.
8.1. Pry the tab on the cable outboard while pulling back on the cable.
8.2. Unhook the collar portion of the clip from the cable attachment.
8.3. Push upward on the bottom of the cable attachment to disengage the cable from the handle clip.
9. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
10. Remove the door trim panel.
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE
1. Partially install the door trim panel.
2. Connect the electrical connectors.
3. Connect the door latch cable to the inside door handle.
4. Raise the trim panel over the lock knob and align the fasteners (1) in the holes in the door assembly.
5. Secure the trim panel to the door assembly by applying sufficient pressure on the trim panel.
NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
6. Install the two fasteners (2) under the inside pull handle opening.
Tighten
Tighten the fasteners to 2 N.m (18 lb in).
7. Install the inside trim panel cover fastener (1).
Tighten
Tighten the fastener to 2 N.m (18 lb in).
8. Install the trim bezel (2).
9. Install the two fasteners at the lower portion of the trim panel.
Tighten
Tighten the two lower fasteners to 0.5 N.m (4 lb in).

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Oct 30, 2009 | 2000 Cadillac Seville

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Rear door on driver side won't open,have taken the panel off the inside of car,seems like the lock won,t travelas far as it does on the other door.is there any way to open this door,thanks[1997 lincoln...


Rear
Removal
  1. Using a small screwdriver, remove the screw cover from the armrest of rear door trim panel (27406).
  1. Remove the two retaining screws.
  1. Using Trim Pad Removing Tool from Rotunda Windshield and Moulding/Trim Removal Kit 107-R0401 or equivalent, pry rear door trim panel from door inner panel.
  1. Disconnect electrical connectors.
Installation
  1. Position rear door trim panel on door inner panel, aligning two locators on rear door trim panel. Reverse Removal procedure.
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Removal
  1. Remove door trim panel and watershield. Refer to Section 01-05 .
  1. Check all connections of remote control links and cables. Service as necessary.
  1. Remove remote control assembly.
  1. Remove door latch remote control assembly from latch assembly.
  1. Drill out rivet at bellcrank and link (264B14).
  1. Remove three screws attaching latch assembly to door.
  1. Drill out rivet that attaches actuator motor to door.
  1. Remove latch assembly with actuator motor and door latch control rod lever link assembly.
Installation
  1. Install new bushings and clip onto latch assembly.
  1. Install latch with links and power lock actuator into door cavity.
  1. Position latch assembly to door, aligning screw holes in latch and door. Install three screws. Tighten to 10-13 Nm (89-115 lb-in).
  1. Attach door latch actuator motor to door with a new rivet.
  1. Install bellcrank and link to door using a new rivet.
  1. Install inside door handle and remote control assembly to door.
  1. Open and close door to check latch assembly operation.
  1. Install watershield and door trim panel. Refer to Section 01-05 .
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Item Part Number Description 1 221A00 Door Handle to Door Latch Actuating Cable 2 26446 Rear Door Control Rod Retainer 3 377901 Plug Button 4 26412 Rear Door Latch 5 W623451-S2 Push Nut 6 224A32 Counter Balance 7 22450 Door Outside Handle Tension Spring 8 W701210-S309 Screw 9 224A20 Outside Door Handle Anti Rattle Pivot (2 Req'd) 10 22404 Door Handle 11 224A24 Front Door Outside Handle Spacer (2 Req'd) 12 264A64 Rear Door Actuating Rod 13 22408 Outside Door Handle Anti-Rattle Bumper 14 22428 Outside Door Handle Large Pad 15 N621906-S2 Nut (2 Req'd) 16 N807329 Screw (3 Req'd) 17 26595 Rear Door Electric Latch Actuator (RH) 18 W701566-S47 Rivet 19 431C04-A Rear Door Latch Striker Assembly 20 — Door Lock Striker Plate (Part of Door Shell Assy) 21 W525172-S Rivet (2 Req'd) 22 264B14 Bellcrank and Link (RH) 23 264A50 Bushing 24 N802034-SG Rivet 25 26420 Rear Door Latch Control Rod Link 26 W525172-S Rivet (2 Req'd) 27 21818 RR Door Latch (Inside) 28 A26460 RR Door Latch Push Button Rod 29 21982 Door Latch Rear Striker Assembly 30 N808377-S101 Screw (2 Req'd) 31 250A04 Rear Door Catch 32 N801010-S100 Truss Head Bolt (2 Req'd) 33 N804234-S2 Screw 34 266A74 Rear Door Latch Actuator Retainer 35 24630 Rear Door 36 26552 Rear Door Latch Control Escutcheon A — Tighten to 21-29 Nm (16-21 Lb-Ft) B — Tighten to 10-13 Nm (89-115 Lb-In) C — Tighten to 7-8 Nm (62-70 Lb-In) D — Tighten to 26-34 Nm (20-25 Lb-Ft) E — Tighten to 3-4 Nm (27-35 Lb-In)

Mar 24, 2009 | 1997 Lincoln Continental

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Remove right rear door panel


  1. Remove the rear door power window/power door lock switch
  2. Remove the door handle bezel. Remove the door trim panel screw located behind the door handle bezel.
  3. Remove the door trim panel screws located by the armrest handle.
  4. Remove the door trim panel using J 38778.
  5. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
  6. Remove the door trim panel from the door.
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

IMPORTANT: Discard the old door trim panel retainers and replace with new retainers before installing the trim panel

  1. Install new trim panel retainers to the rear door trim panel.
  2. Connect the electrical connectors.
  3. Align the door trim panel retainers to the door.
  4. Press the door trim panel at the retainer locations until the retainers are fully seated.
  5. Install the trim panel screws. Tighten Tighten the door trim panel screws to 2 N.m(18 lb in) .
  6. Install the power window/power door lock switch


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