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    Door Handle fail

    HI, I have an 81 D. The door handle just(finally) broke off. Where can I get a replacement? How hard is it to replace? Any how to's out there?
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    Thx

    THanks Riley88. Looks to be out of stock Ugh

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    Give DMCMW a call; They most likely have something on the shelf. (815) 459-6439
    Otherwise, overseas sellers like Deloreango and Ed Uding have them, but it looks like Deloreango won't dispatch until 19 Nov*.
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    Don't forget to lubricate the inside of the cable sheath, and adjust the play on the cable once the new handle is installed so that you don't preload the bellcrank. Otherwise it can cause the locks inside of the latches to jamb.

    If that does happen, just press down in the internal door handle to reset the bellcrank to free the door.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DMCVegas View Post
    Don't forget to lubricate the inside of the cable sheath, and adjust the play on the cable once the new handle is installed so that you don't preload the bellcrank. Otherwise it can cause the locks inside of the latches to jamb.

    If that does happen, just press down in the internal door handle to reset the bellcrank to free the door.
    I had to wd-40 up the new handle as well. I installed it as is and the handle would not retract.

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