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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
Remove the front door window glass. Refer to Front Side Door Window Replacement.
Front Side Door Outside Handle Cap Screw
Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.
Remove the plug covering the access hole to the screw and remove the front side door outside handle cap screw.
Tighten3 N·m (27 lb in)
Front Side Door Outside Handle Cap
TipPull the outside handle lever outward and hold while removing the cap.
Front Side Door Outside Handle Lever
Front Side Door Outside Handle Seal
Front Side Door Outside Handle Screw
Tighten9 N·m (80 lb in)
Front Side Door Outside Handle Housing Assembly
TipDisconnect the outside handle rod from the lock assembly before removing the handle.