Any quick tips for sticky door handle?

Chris Covington malth at
Wed Mar 20 12:35:32 EST 2002

I'm not sure.. with my car if I push the towards the door and in, on
the outside door shell / rub strips, then open it, the action is much
lighter and easier on the handle.  So I don't know if lubing it will fix

'91 200q20v

On Wed, 20 Mar 2002, Jobe Tichy wrote:

> Hello...
> I am going to finally attempt to cure the ailing sticky door handles on
> my 200 20v.  It's been long enough opening the door cautiously to avoid
> breakage.  So, does anyone have any tips for doing this job?  Any
> particular lubricant work extra well?  Any quick fixes for the sticky
> door handle?  Should I lube both the internal linkages and the external
> door jam components?  I haven't done this yet on the Type 44, but have on
> older "Team Door Handle" style handles on the 4k.  I am assuming
> the "lube-logic" is the same.
> Thanks in advance.
> '91 200tq 20v
> '84 BMW 318i (modified)

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