Door Handle

Ed Kellock ekellock at
Mon Jan 24 14:11:27 EST 2005

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> wrote:
> 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 open
> 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 almost
> 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 and
> other mechanisms?  Just curious before I pull off the door panel...again.
> Derek P
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