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Old 03-04-2009, 01:42 PM
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Default Door Handle Repair (92-95 Civic & 93-97 del Sol)

Exterior Door Handle Repair (92-95 Civic & 93-97 del Sol)


Do you have a 92-95 Civic or a 93-97 del Sol?
Have you noticed that your exterior door handles no longer work when you pull the handle?

If you answered yes to both of these questions, then this DIY is for you.



Materials Needed
-small bolt, about 1.5-2" long
-small nut for the bolt
-drill
-drill bit (around the same same size diameter as the bolt)
-Honda recommends the trim clip pulling tool, but you can really just pull on the door panel instead and the clips will pop out

Procedure:


1. First, you need to remove the door handle from the car. You'll need to remove the door panel to get to this. For these steps, follow these instructions:

(note that some things might not apply such as the window handle if you have power windows. del Sols will have slightly different instructions but the concept is the same and once you get inside the door panel the rest is exactly the same.)






2. Now, you will need to drill a hole through the center of the broken plastic circle on the back of the handle, and a hole through the rivet where the mechanism attaches to the plastic circle.

3. Assemble the handle spring and mechanism (look at the pictures below to see how it's assembled), and while holding it together put the bolt through the hole you drilled and the nut on the other end and tighten it (not too tight, but tight enough).

[SIZE=4]End Result[/SIZE=4]







Handle relaxed:


Handle pulled:





Video of handle in operation:


Installation
Reverse of removal.
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