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Door handle - poor design / quality

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by cmf21, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. Dec 27, 2011 at 5:44 PM

    cmf21 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Sep 4, 2009
    04 4x4 dbl cab trd
    My passanger door handle quit working and then my drivers side decides to give me fits when I'm trying to open it. I got tired of the passanger side not working so I pull the door panel off. The handle is a pita to get off, I even broke the handle in the process, but when I got it off, I noticed the plastic piece that pushes down on the locking thing is worn out and doesn't push the locking thing down enough to open the door. I wish Toyota or whoever the manafacture was would have put a piece of metal over the end of this plastic piece to keep the metal locking thing from rubbing away at the plastic piece on the handle.
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