Originally Posted by 2x4
Am I the only one whos actually had bad door handles? Not the latches, the handles themselves? When I bought mine, you couldnt get in either drivers side door. Push the button & it feels like it was disconnected-nothing at all. It ended up being a pin inside the exterior handle itself was rotted out on both doors. A little bit later the same thing happened to the passengers side. I figured it was a common thing, since it was hard to find a decent one at all the junkyards (let alone 4 of them!). You guys are pulling guts out, replacing springs & doing rain dances
That happened here on the front passenger door when I first got the car.
Managed to get it fixed after removing the offending door handle, opening it up, and taking care of those pins (I forget how, it'* been a few years). Didn't need a new handle at all.