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Need DIY front door handle change

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by epowers777, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. Jan 6, 2010 at 9:35 AM
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    epowers777

    epowers777 [OP] New Member

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    Im getting ready to fix my mother in laws 99 toyota tacoma front driver side door handle. It looks easy just wanna take a look so I can get it done fast. Thanks!
     
  2. Jan 6, 2010 at 4:17 PM
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    kevhogaz

    kevhogaz Low Speed, High Drag

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    Inner or outer handle?

    Inner's take about two minutes and require only a screwdriver to get it off/on.

    Outer's are a whole different story.
     
  3. Jan 6, 2010 at 7:18 PM
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    da0023

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    I believe for inner, you just take out the screw push forward slightly on the handle to unlock from clips then pull straight out and undo the link mechanism. install new handle and install is the same as removal. As for the outer, now idea. probably have to remove the inner panel to access the inside of the door, just a guess.
     
  4. Jan 6, 2010 at 9:33 PM
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    epowers777

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    Thanks for your help its the outer though. I looked under stereo install to taake apart the door panel and the replaced the outer handle. Make sure you get a new clip for the main handle rod. Luckly i got one because I broke it. Wasnt hard just time consuming.
     
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