Site News - 7/20 New Member Feature: Fewer Ads in Classifieds & More | 7/20: Saab Convention Photos | 7/11: Saab Photo of the Year Winners | New Feature: BB Daily Digest Email
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2003 23:44:55 -0500
From: "Nutmegger" <nutmegger_7717nopsamo.com>
Subject: Re: I'm back....


"Andy Hookins" wrote > > > Just about every part of the door handle (and the rest of > the car for that matter) is available separately i.e.screws, > grommets, rivets, levers, rods etc have individual part > numbers so you don't have to buy a complete assembly. Ok, that's good to know. > > I assume its the lever that snapped. Yes, all the way down to the metal base. >Part numbers are: > 97 54 763 left hand side > 97 54 755 right hand side. > The part for that the lever attaches to: > 97 69 118 bracket - left hand > 97 69 100 bracket - right hand > And in the event that you lose some of these parts: > 97 76 139 retaining rivet > 97 76 139 return spring - left hand > 97 76 188 return spring - right hand > 97 82 566 clamp for rod. Are parts cheaper online? Do you know any good sites? > > You should be able to take it apart yourself to see what > you need / whats broken etc, you don't need any special > tools and you've got nothing to lose since it doesn't work > at the moment anyway Yeah. I'm working on the tools part too. > > Carefully remove the losenge shaped panel below the lever > (On the driver's side this has the controls for electric door > mirrors). It just clips in place and there is an opening at one > end where you can insert a small flat bladed screwdriver to > use as a lever. Ok, I can handle that. > > 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? > Good luck. Thanks, I printed it all out and will try this weekend. > > AndyH > '94 9000 CDE. > >

Return to Main Index

The content on this site may not be republished without permission. Copyright © 1988-2021 - The Saab Network - saabnet.com.
For usage guidelines, see the Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page.
[Contact | Site Map | Saabnet.com on Facebook | Saabnet.com on Twitter | Shop Amazon via TSN | Site Donations]