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Old 08-10-2005, 07:12 PM   #1
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Unhappy Oh crap handles!

The oh crap handles on my sedan kepp coming out. When I first got the car I noticed that all of the handles were loose and would come right out with out much of a fight. I took the car back to the dealer and they installed new ones for me, all four. I then hung my suit jacket on the rear driver side hook on the handle and came out to my car a few hours later to find the handle on the floor with my coat all wrinkled up. Then on a road trip one of my passengers pulled out the rear passenger side handle on accident. The wont stay in. Has this happend to anyone else? Is this common?


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Old 08-10-2005, 07:13 PM   #2
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I have read many threads about how to remove them, but none on how to get them to stay in.
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Old 08-11-2005, 01:41 PM   #3
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never heard of that happening
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Old 08-11-2005, 01:46 PM   #4
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Happened on my SVT on passenger side rear. Also, seatbelt guide mechanism that lifts and lowers seatbelt:shoulder distance is messed up. Under warranty , but a pain in the keyster to get it fixed at dealer.
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Old 08-18-2005, 02:27 PM   #5
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Does any one have any ideas on how to keep these handles in? It looks gehtto in my car having the handles missing. I tell people that sit in the back the handle is in the pocket in front of them if they need something to hold on to.

Any help would be great.
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Old 08-18-2005, 02:40 PM   #6
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No idea man. I would just take thm out, and fiberglass over the holes. Do you really need them ??
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No idea man. I would just take thm out, and fiberglass over the holes. Do you really need them ??
and dont forget the weight savings involved too!
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Old 08-18-2005, 09:16 PM   #8
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Try finding some new one's at a junky yard and just replacing them. Is it the bolt that's loose, maybe you lost some threading or is just the handle. Like maybe a piece broke off.
If it's just a piece off the handle, find some at a junky yard and just replace them, good luck.
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Old 08-22-2005, 12:59 PM   #9
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Well I went to the dealership in Sat. they replaced the OS handles for the second time. I hope they stay in this time. There also ordered a new cylindar lock ingition thing. My car kept making a dinging sound with out the keys in the ingition.
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