Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the door handle, the main and two upper panels, the bottom latch, and the cable itself in a simple and safe way. This fix should take about 10 steps.

Image 1/3: Insert the screwdriver into the small opening found at the top of the plastic cover. Image 2/3: Carefully tilt the screwdriver upward to remove the plastic cover. Image 3/3: Carefully tilt the screwdriver upward to remove the plastic cover.
  • Remove the plastic cover from the door handle using a 7.6 cm slotted screwdriver.

  • Insert the screwdriver into the small opening found at the top of the plastic cover.

  • Carefully tilt the screwdriver upward to remove the plastic cover.

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Image 1/3: Turn the screwdriver counter-clockwise to loosen and remove the screws. Image 2/3: Grab the door handle and remove it from its location. Image 3/3: Grab the door handle and remove it from its location.
  • Remove the two 6 mm hex screws using a 6mm socket.

  • Turn the screwdriver counter-clockwise to loosen and remove the screws.

  • Grab the door handle and remove it from its location.

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Image 1/3: There are not any screws to remove in this part. Image 2/3: There are not any screws to remove in this part. Image 3/3: There are not any screws to remove in this part.
  • Remove the top plastic cover by pulling outward to snap it out of its location.

  • There are not any screws to remove in this part.

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Image 1/2: There are not any screws to remove in this part. Image 2/2: There are not any screws to remove in this part.
  • Remove the other plastic cover by pulling outward to snap it out of its location.

  • There are not any screws to remove in this part.

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Image 1/3: The panel itself should stay in place even after the screws have been removed. Image 2/3: The door panel is maintained in place by plastic hooks behind it. Image 3/3: The door panel is maintained in place by plastic hooks behind it.
  • Remove the three 6 mm hex screws off the main door cover using a 6 mm socket. There are two screws at the top and one at the bottom.

  • The panel itself should stay in place even after the screws have been removed.

  • The door panel is maintained in place by plastic hooks behind it.

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Image 1/3: Be careful not to damage the plastic hooks that are keeping the door in place. Image 2/3: Be careful not to damage the plastic hooks that are keeping the door in place. Image 3/3: Be careful not to damage the plastic hooks that are keeping the door in place.
  • Gently, but with a strong force, lift the door cover about an inch or two high. Then, carefully pull it outward.

  • Be careful not to damage the plastic hooks that are keeping the door in place.

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Image 1/3: The upper end of the cable has a shape of a little ball. The little ball is found by where the door handle was removed. Image 2/3: Using a plier, lift the cable high enough so that the little ball can come out through the round opening above it. Image 3/3: Using a plier, lift the cable high enough so that the little ball can come out through the round opening above it.
  • Snap out the upper end of the cable out of its location.

  • The upper end of the cable has a shape of a little ball. The little ball is found by where the door handle was removed.

  • Using a plier, lift the cable high enough so that the little ball can come out through the round opening above it.

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Image 1/3: You may need a mechanic creeper to lay under the door. Image 2/3: Wear protective goggles if you lay down under the door to do this step. Image 3/3: Wear protective goggles if you lay down under the door to do this step.
  • Remove the three T27 hex star screws using a tamper torx screw driver. The screws are found at the bottom of the door.

  • You may need a mechanic creeper to lay under the door.

  • Wear protective goggles if you lay down under the door to do this step.

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  • Insert your hand inside the bottom of the door to retrieve the door latch.

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  • Remove the end of the cable out of its location.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Francisco Garcia

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