disassembling 80/90/200 door handles

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Wed Dec 8 20:33:24 EST 2004

There's a pin that holds the cover on the part of the handle you lift to
open the door.  Bentley says remove the cover first to avoid damage.  The
surround is held in place by a screw from the back.  You have to remove the
inner door panels to get to the screw.

At 02:02 PM 12/8/2004 -1000, Ken Keith wrote:
>Does anyone know the right technique and/or tools to remove the outer
>metal covers from the flush 80/90/200 style exterior door handles? 
>There is a plastic piece that pushes in from the side and retains the
>metal cover, and there's a tab that needs to be depressed somehow to
>do it without breaking it.
>I'm trying to swap the (other three, pearl) metal plates onto my
>(black) handles for my pearl 200q20v.
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