88 door latch interchangeability vs. 89 GM Part numbers - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


1987-1991 Parley with regards to your 1987 to 1991 Bonneville, Olds 88 or Buick Le Sabre Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-28-2004, 11:48 PM   #1
panda1956
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default 88 door latch interchangeability vs. 89 GM Part numbers

I have tried to get new REAR doors latches from my dealer for my 88 SSE and been told that they were not available anymore.
I questionned the dealer about 89 model and they were available but with different Part numbers.
GM Dealer could not tell if they were compatible to each other.

I have then decided to purchase 1 latch to see the difference and just find out that they are just fitting as good the 88 part number was fitting. (

I am sure that many other Parts unavailable for 88 are available for 89 under a different Part number.
"The Tin soldier inspection" of the 88 parts vs the 89 model replacement part might be a good solution to find acceptable and suitable option replacement for obsolete part
number replacement.
GM marketing trick probably.
  Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Driver's door latch Woosch 1992-1999 1 02-01-2007 04:36 PM
Part Numbers - Part 2 llBlazin_llLo 1992-1999 7 12-08-2005 05:40 PM
Door latch assembly broken need help. SSEimatt93 1992-1999 12 09-20-2003 12:39 PM
Drivers door latch won't stay latched SSEi95 1992-1999 10 02-09-2003 03:30 PM
Rear door latch SSEi95 1992-1999 3 09-23-2002 08:47 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:47 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.