Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum - Reply to Topic
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > General Technical Chat > Exterior door handle stopped working (pics included)

General Technical Chat This section is for technical discussions relating to general maintenance, electrical issues, engine trouble, and recalls.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Thread: Exterior door handle stopped working (pics included) Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
03-31-2013 04:37 AM
TheGlassMaker
Quote:
Originally Posted by nickanthony View Post
Alright ladies and gents. I appreciate all the feedback and advice I've gotten but I'm glad to say that I figured it out on my own.
Your post is the first I've seen with this problem. If nobody has had the problem it going to be hard for someone to give suggestions. You'll find a lot of un-answered questions on the forums.

Please be patient, sometime is takes several days some times weeks to get a helpful response. But now that you are working it out, you will be able to help the next person.

Welcome to the forums, I will be going out to the garage tomorrow. I'll try to see what research I can do to help you out.
03-31-2013 04:20 AM
amc49 The rubber piece goes on the inside door crash bar, it prevents window rubbing the bar. Mounts about 3/4 back the length of the door.
03-24-2013 05:54 PM
nickanthony Alright ladies and gents. I appreciate all the feedback and advice I've gotten but I'm glad to say that I figured it out on my own.

Unfortunately the pics I took at first were taken with the door handle in place, which made it so I couldn't see part of the assembly. After taking the handle off and taking some snap shots with my phone, I found the broken piece.

03-24-2013 02:28 PM
nickanthony Is there anyone out there that can help???
03-23-2013 06:33 PM
nickanthony
Exterior door handle stopped working (pics included)

Randomly one day I went to my car and the door handle was very loose. It just wiggles around and stays open when I pull it out. I finally got in there today to take it all apart after getting my new door handle I received in the mail but it appears it is not the door handle that is broken because the new one does the same thing.

After playing with it for a while, I realized that the bar didn't seem to be attached to the handle in any way so I couldn't figure out how it was supposed to work at all. I then came on here to do some investigating. The bar works fine when I pull it down manually.




After reading through some more threads on here I decided to check around the bottom of the door for broken parts and I found this:




I'm not 100% it's related but since nothing else is broken on that door, I'm assuming it is but I have no idea how to reattach it.

Any ideas?

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may 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


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:07 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Cadillac ATS-V, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.