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floppy door handle?

any of you experience this? My outside door handle is really floppy. why is that? any way to fix it?
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mine was like that....i put a new handle on it....got it from ford for about $40....
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are the they hard to replace? spring broke in it?
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na just drill out the 2 rivits, and install 2 new screws or rivits really your choice
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my drivers one does that a little but the passanger one still feels new. probaby cuz it doesnt get used as much
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40 bucks for 1 or 2?
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mine did it about 3 months ago I've just gotten over it...
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same here.

my 97 does that too....as long as i dont have to get in on the passengers side....im ok with it lol
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40 bucks for 1 or 2?
1....you think they would let you out the door of a dealership for $40 for a door handle......
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let you out? hell i have to pay $40 just to walk in!
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WOW ok. I'll look into it than. is it a warn out spring or what?
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i heard something snap in mine before it started doing it. i guess it could be a spring of some sort.
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WOW ok. I'll look into it than. is it a warn out spring or what?
yes it is a spring......

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let you out? hell i have to pay $40 just to walk in!
it really helps to become friends with the parts manager.....not only can i walk in for free....i also get discounts....
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I get discounts b/c the ppl really liked mine...1st time I came in with it like it is everyone stoped working to come see it,lol then I told them its was a 2.3L prolly a huge letdown to em' haha
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yes...discounts are nice.....especially dealer ones. i envy you for that dealer Jedi lol
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yes...discounts are nice.....especially dealer ones. i envy you for that dealer Jedi lol
let me know if you want a price from the dealer and i will get it for you......maybe you could get it cheaper even after shipping it to you....
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lol they look at mine as a P.O.S and charge me 40 bucks with no discounts
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No need to brag Lifted. lol Can the rest of us get hooked up too?? *flutters eyelashes* haha
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My 93 also does this. I heard a SNAP as I pulled on it. I just got used to it, it still opens fine :)
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lol they look at mine as a P.O.S and charge me 40 bucks with no discounts
well if you would buy mine, then they would look at yours as a king...and maybe give you the dealership!
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well if you would buy mine, then they would look at yours as a king...and maybe give you the dealership!
I still might. I'll pay ya the gas trip. I have to look at my money situaton. already got a loan out for my truck from the accident
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I still might. I'll pay ya the gas trip. I have to look at my money situaton. already got a loan out for my truck from the accident
let me know......i will trailer it that far......i would say $200 for the shipping it to you....so for $9,650 it's yours!
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let me know......i will trailer it that far......i would say $200 for the shipping it to you....so for $9,650 it's yours!
sounds good. Gotta sit down and figure out this money sit. and sell my truck.
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btw how many miles to a tank you get with the 35" tires?
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miles i have no clue.....i am still getting about 14.5-15 miles to the gallon....i never let it get below 1/2 tank before i fill up.......

you buy it and i'll even through in a full tank of gas......it will be 89 octane because that is all i run in it...
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