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Door Handle and Housing – Removing and Installing

Removing

  • Lever out caps in front of bolts -1-.
  • Pull door handle -2- in -direction of arrow- and unscrew bolt -1- using socket wrench -T 10072- until housing -3- can be pulled out.

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Lever clip -2- out of door handle -1-.
–   Swivel door handle -1- out of door -arrow-.
  • Lever clip -2- out of door handle -1-.
  • Swivel door handle -1- out of door -arrow-.

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Installation

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  • Guide assembly tool -T 10118- into door through opening in door inner panel.
  • Use a hand torch to illuminate inside of door for improved visibility.
  • Hook assembly tool -T 10118- in spring -arrow A-.
  • Hook spring into door lock by pulling assembly tool -T 10118–arrow B-.
The release lever is now secured.
Note: Hooking the spring into the operating lever secures the lock. This prevents incorrect attachment of the Bowden cable to the door handle later.
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  • Swivel door handle -1- into door.
  • Pull clip -2- in the panel opening and engage clip in door handle -1–arrow-.
Note: Door handle -1- must be pressed against door panel when assembling.
Clip -2- must engage in door handle -1- with a clearly audible click.
Note: Then always check function while door is still open, as an incorrectly fitted and adjusted Bowden cable cannot open the door.
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  • Fit housing -3- in door handle mounting plate at right angles -arrow-.
Door handle -2- must rest only lightly against door panel.
  • Now tighten bolt -1- in bearing plate using socket -T 10072-.
The door handle -2- locates in the housing -3- with a well audible click.
Note: During installation, housing must be pressed against door panel. Door handle rests only lightly against door panel.
Further installation is performed in the reverse order of removal.
  • Then always check function while door is still open, as an incorrectly fitted and adjusted Bowden cable cannot open the door.

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