Handle - Exterior Release - Door - Front - LH (Adjust)

Correction code 1145100011451000
  • 1080552-00-AGauge, Taper Step

SPECIAL TOOLS

Gauge, Taper Step (1080552-00-A)

Procedure

  1. Remove the LH front door exterior release handle. See Handle - Exterior Release - Door - Front - LH (Remove and Replace).
  2. Exercise the handle mechanism, pulling the handle to the maximum position and releasing it, 5 times.
  3. If the handle binds or slows down during the exercise, replace the handle.
  4. Remove the shims from the handle, noting which shims are for which mounting hole.
  5. Enlarge the handle mounting holes (x3) to 10mm in diameter.
    Note: You might need to enlarge the shims as well.
  6. Remove the tempset feature tab from the handle.
  7. Return the shims to the handle.
    Note: Use grease to temporarily hold the shims in place on the handle.
  8. Install the handle onto the door, and then install and hand-tighten the nuts that attach the handle to the door.
  9. Use the taper step gauge to check the gap and flush of the handle to the door surface.
    • Gap: 1mm +1.5/-0.0mm
    • Flush: 0.5mm +2.5/-0.5mm
  10. Insert shims between the handle and door inside surface at the handle mounting studs to adjust the gap and flush of the handle, if necessary.
    Note: Do not stack any more than two shims per mounting stud.
  11. When the gap and flush are within specification, tighten the nuts that attach the handle to the door.
    Torque 7 Nm
  12. Install the plugs (x2) that cover access to the LH front door exterior release handle nuts.
  13. Connect the wiring harness to the LH front door exterior release handle connector.
  14. Install the LH front door closeout panel. See Closeout Panel - Door - Front - LH (Remove and Install).
  15. Install the front LH door glass. See Glass - Door - LH - Front (Remove and Replace).
  16. Install the LH front door trim panel. See Panel - Door Trim - Front - LH (Remove and Install).
1Remove the LH front door exterior release handle. See Handle - Exterior Release - Door - Front - LH (Remove and Replace).
2Exercise the handle mechanism, pulling the handle to the maximum position and releasing it, 5 times.
3If the handle binds or slows down during the exercise, replace the handle.
4Remove the shims from the handle, noting which shims are for which mounting hole.
5Enlarge the handle mounting holes (x3) to 10mm in diameter.
Note: You might need to enlarge the shims as well.
6Remove the tempset feature tab from the handle.
7Return the shims to the handle.
Note: Use grease to temporarily hold the shims in place on the handle.
8Install the handle onto the door, and then install and hand-tighten the nuts that attach the handle to the door.
9Use the taper step gauge to check the gap and flush of the handle to the door surface.
  • Gap: 1mm +1.5/-0.0mm
  • Flush: 0.5mm +2.5/-0.5mm
10Insert shims between the handle and door inside surface at the handle mounting studs to adjust the gap and flush of the handle, if necessary.
Note: Do not stack any more than two shims per mounting stud.
11When the gap and flush are within specification, tighten the nuts that attach the handle to the door.
Torque 7 Nm
12Install the plugs (x2) that cover access to the LH front door exterior release handle nuts.
13Connect the wiring harness to the LH front door exterior release handle connector.
14Install the LH front door closeout panel. See Closeout Panel - Door - Front - LH (Remove and Install).
15Install the front LH door glass. See Glass - Door - LH - Front (Remove and Replace).
16Install the LH front door trim panel. See Panel - Door Trim - Front - LH (Remove and Install).