Handle - Exterior Release - Door - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

Correction code 1145100211451002
Warning: The side impact airbag deployment depends on the front door sensor's ability to detect a side impact from air pressure. Make sure that there are no uncovered holes in the front door shells. Additionally, always reinstall plugs or tape when servicing or inspecting the front doors and their components.

Remove

  1. Remove the front LH door glass. See Glass - Door - LH - Front (Remove and Replace).
  2. Remove the front LH door closeout panel. See Closeout Panel - Door - Front - LH (Remove and Install).
  3. Disconnect the electrical wiring harness from the door handle connector.
  4. Remove the plugs that cover access to the door handle nuts.
  5. Remove the nuts that attach the door handle to the door, and then remove the handle from the door.
    Torque 7 Nm
1Remove the front LH door glass. See Glass - Door - LH - Front (Remove and Replace).
2Remove the front LH door closeout panel. See Closeout Panel - Door - Front - LH (Remove and Install).
3Disconnect the electrical wiring harness from the door handle connector.
4Remove the plugs that cover access to the door handle nuts.
5Remove the nuts that attach the door handle to the door, and then remove the handle from the door.
Torque 7 Nm

Install

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.