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Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 10:15:30 -0000
From: "Andy Hookins" <>
Subject: Re: I'm back....

"Nutmegger" <> wrote in message news:b5oms2$2ae7ru$ <snip> > Are parts cheaper online? > Do you know any good sites? In the UK yes, but I beleive that you reside across the pond. Unless you can get this from a donor car then it's dealer only for this sort of stuf I'm afraid. <snip> > > > > Remove the exposed screw to remove door handle cover plate. > > > > Detach the connecting rod from the door lever. > > That's where I think I'll screw up, but I'll try. > > > > The lever is held in place with a rivet type pin that is quite > > easy to remove - make sure that you don't lose the return > > spring when you pull the rivet out! > > OK!!! > > > > The bracket that the lever attaches to is held in place with > > two screws - you may find it easier to remove this before > > trying to replace the lever. > > Oh no...why do I get a funny feeling about not being able to get the bracket > back in with the lever on? > You should find that there is sufficient access and whilst it is out you may find that you can open the the door by pulling (hard) on the rod. From what I remember there was a knack to getting the cover plate back on - I think you have to pull the lever as you would when opening the door whilst putting cover plate back on. <snip> BTW, I re-read my original post and missed out a vital part: Welcome back. AndyH '94 9000 CDE

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