Hello Marty, Sorry it took so long I have been out of town. I am not sure how you can get the door open try removing the panel first. To replace the handle follow the instructions I have posted.
Remove the parts in the order indicated in the following illustration and table.
Remove the parts in the order indicated in the following illustration and table
Item 4: License Plate Housing Removal Note
Let me know if you need more help. Even though your accounts been charged for the deposit you need to hit accept for payment. If you have any problems let me know.