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Chevrolet HHR LS How do you replace the outside door handle

Customer Question

How do you replace the outside door handle on a 2009 Chevy HHR? It is the driver's side handle.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Michael Moore replied 5 years ago.

To replace the outside door handle, you need to first remove the glass from the door. There are 2 bolts holding the glass to the window regulator. Remove the to bolts and remove the glass.

 

 


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Now you can remove the outside door handle.

 

 

Front Side Door Outside Handle Replacement

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Component Name

 

Preliminary Procedure

Remove the front door window glass. Refer to Front Side Door Window Replacement.

 

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Front Side Door Outside Handle Cap Screw

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

Procedure

Remove the plug covering the access hole to the screw and remove the front side door outside handle cap screw.

Tighten
3 N·m (27 lb in)

 

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Front Side Door Outside Handle Cap

Tip
Pull the outside handle lever outward and hold while removing the cap.

 

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Front Side Door Outside Handle Lever

 

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Front Side Door Outside Handle Seal

 

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Front Side Door Outside Handle Screw

Tighten
9 N·m (80 lb in)

 

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Front Side Door Outside Handle Housing Assembly

Tip
Disconnect the outside handle rod from the lock assembly before removing the handle.

 

 

 

 

 

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