Door interior handle - removal and refitting

Removal
1 Remove the door inner trim panel.

2 Where necessary for improved access, peel back the waterproof plastic sheet from the door.

3 Remove the two securing screws in the case of models up to 1987, or the single securing screw on models from 1987, and slide the handle assembly from the door aperture, if necessary unclipping the remote control rods from their guides (see illustrations).

18.3a Remove the securing screws . . .
18.3a Remove the securing screws . . .

18.3b . . . and slide the handle assembly from the door aperture
18.3b . . . and slide the handle assembly from the door aperture

4 Disconnect the remote control rods from the handle assembly, and withdraw the handle assembly.

Refitting
5 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but check that the remote control rods are correctly located in their guides (see illustration).

18.5 Remote control rods correctly located in their guides
18.5 Remote control rods correctly located in their guides

Door exterior handle - removal and refitting

Removal
1 Remove the door inner trim panel.

2 Where necessary for improved access, peel back the waterproof plastic sheet from the door.

3 If working on a front door, remove the window channel extension screw from the bottom rear corner of the door, and withdraw the channel through the lower door aperture (see illustration).

19.3 Front door window channel extension
19.3 Front door window channel extension

A Remove the retaining screw (arrowed) B Withdraw the channel through the lower door aperture

4 Disconnect the handle operating rod at the lock.

5 Remove the two handle securing screws and withdraw the handle and operating rod from the door.

Refitting
6 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but if working on a front door, ensure that the window channel extension is correctly located.

Door lock barrel - removal and refitting

Removal
1 Remove the door inner trim panel.

2 Where necessary for access, peel back the waterproof plastic sheet from the door.

3 Remove the window channel extension screw from the bottom rear corner of the door, and withdraw the channel through the lower door aperture.

4 Working inside the door aperture, pull out the lock barrel retaining clip using pliers, then unhook the lock operating rod from the barrel, and withdraw the barrel from outside the door (see illustration).

20.4 Door lock barrel location. Retaining clip arrowed
20.4 Door lock barrel location. Retaining clip arrowed

Refitting
5 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

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