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

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