Door Handle

Derek Pulvino dbpulvino at
Mon Jan 24 19:45:04 EST 2005

Thanks for the responses.  I'll get the can of lithium out when I get home 

Derek P

>Try this, standing outside of the car, push in with your knee on the
>door moulding while you try to open the door with the outside door
>handle.  If that makes the handle less difficult to actuate to open
>the door, then lube the inner guts of the box on the end of the open
>On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 10:57:20 -0800, Derek Pulvino <dbpulvino at> 
> > Hey gang,
> >
> > In the last week I've had problem come up with easily opening my drivers
> > door.  From both the inside and outside handles, it's very difficult to 
> > the door, and the door latch doesn't actually release until the last
> > probably 5% of the handle throw.  At that point, it's very tight and 
> > feels as if something may get broken when I open the door.
> >
> > If this just a matter of getting in the door and lubing up the cables 
> > other mechanisms?  Just curious before I pull off the door 
> >
> > Derek P
> >
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