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“In this phase you will assemble the opening mechanism for the door handle. Then you will fix the door handle onto the left door.”
Left Door Inside Panel and Handle
NOTE: My lock pin broke off at some point during shipping. Make sure yours is in place, and if not, check the packaging! We will glue it back on shortly.
Fit the post of the Left Door Handle into the matching notch of the Left Door Handle Mechanism, as shown:
Drive one (1) PS08 screw into the post of the Left Door Handle.
Fully tightened, this screw will not secure the handle to the mechanism. Instead, it keeps the handle in the right place yet free to rotate:
Slide the Left Door Handle up through the matching slot of the Left Door Inside Panel from the rear, as shown:
Secure the Left Door Handle Mechanism to the back of the Left Door Inside Panel with two (2) PS04 screws:
The Left Door Handle should still be able rotate:
Now that we have finished handling this door panel, I used a tiny drop of super glue gel to stick the lock pin back on:
It is appreciated that they made it so we can move the handle inside this door. Keep this assembly nearby, we have more to add to it!
Kit 13 – Left Door Trim/Kick Guard, Window Winder Handle