08 SE - Driver side Door handle - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Second Generation > MK2 Focus

MK2 Focus The place to chat about general questions, window tinting, exterior body, interior and lighting upgrades for the second generation 2008-2011 Focus.

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

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-11-2013, 05:08 PM   #1
JXR85
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Fan#: 118325
Location: El Paso, TX
What I Drive: 2008 Ford Focus SE

Posts: 2
FF Reputation: 1 JXR85 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Exclamation 08 SE - Driver side Door handle

Hello! A week ago the driver's door handle stopped working, when I pulled the handle I heard something break and fall inside the door. I've been reading online but can't find the replacement part. Do I need to replace the whole assembly? Thank you!


JXR85 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 12-11-2013, 05:41 PM   #2
mac.mogul
Focus Fanatic
 
mac.mogul's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Fan#: 90409
Location: Wichita, KS
What I Drive: 2011 Sterling Grey SES Sedan

Posts: 3,769
Points 3,881, Level 39
Points: 3,881, Level: 39 Points: 3,881, Level: 39 Points: 3,881, Level: 39
Level Up 54% Completed
Level up: 54% Level up: 54% Level up: 54%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 13 mac.mogul Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Whether or not you need to replace something depends on what exactly it was that broke.

Was this pulling on the exterior door handle or the interior door pull?

Have you taken the door panel off to investigate?
__________________
2011 SES 5spd #006 >> SR #213

What other people think of me is none of my business.
mac.mogul is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-11-2013, 05:46 PM   #3
JXR85
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Fan#: 118325
Location: El Paso, TX
What I Drive: 2008 Ford Focus SE

Posts: 2
FF Reputation: 1 JXR85 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
This was pulling the exterior door handle, I have not taken the door panel off, yet.
JXR85 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-15-2013, 01:43 AM   #4
wazzup242
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Fan#: 56605
Location: Elmwood Park, IL
What I Drive: 2008 Silver SES 2dr

Posts: 77
Points 456, Level 9
Points: 456, Level: 9 Points: 456, Level: 9 Points: 456, Level: 9
Level Up 12% Completed
Level up: 12% Level up: 12% Level up: 12%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 wazzup242 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I Had the same thing happen to me last winter, It was the inside piece of the door handle. The plastic lever on it broke off and fell inside the door. I believe the part was about 50$ for the handle, If you have painted handles, dont worry that part is seperate. The dealer I went to said that was kind of a common problem in the winter on these so they knew exactly what I needed.

Edit: Mine also had no spring return after it happened, If you pulled the handle it stayed out.
wazzup242 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-15-2014, 02:21 PM   #5
ez_sleazy
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Fan#: 100108
Location: Washington D.C., DC
What I Drive: 2008 dark blue SES

Posts: 32
FF Reputation: 1 ez_sleazy Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Happened to mine to. The guy at the dealership said it would cost about 200 to fix with time, labor, and paint. Can I just buy this part and install it myself? Maybe I'll just remove the whole handle assembly and paint it a gunmetal color.
ez_sleazy is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS 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.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

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

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:01 PM.


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 Audi S3, 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. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat