Q: issue with door handle actuating rod assembly.

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I replaced a broken exterior handle. When putting the new handle on, I cannot seem to understand how the actuating rod sits in the blue bushing.

My car has 238000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. The door actuator rod attaches to the door handle by slipping the plastic clip on and off. you would slide the rod in and clip on the plastic clip to the rod to hold it into place. If you need further assistance with replacing the outside door handle, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

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