Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Broken handle prevents closing securely

asked by on

The passenger's side door has a broken handle on the outside and occasionally won't close securely.

A: The latch will need to be replaced along wi...

The latch will need to be replaced along with the outside door handle. If you need help with this, I recommend having a qualified mechanic come to your location to replace your door latch and exterior door handle to ensure its proper repair.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Remove alt. Lower bolt to long to come out..

You will have to disconnect the coolant pipe mountings to move it out of the way to get the alternator out of vehicle. You will need to loosen all four bolts that hold the alternator to the engine and then...

Q: My car is a pologti. It's having low pulling in a direction mostly running in flat road. How can I make it okay?

Hi there. Check the tires on the vehicle and see what their conditions are. If the tires are feathered or scrubbed on the inside or outside, then your vehicle has an alignment issue. If your tires are worn, I recommend...

Q: Door handle not opening from inside

This is a common problem on the Fusions; the plastic handle breaks away from the latch cable. The door panel will have to be removed to complete the repair. You may want to enlist the help of a mechanic, such...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.