Do you have a busted door handle that you want to fix or replace? This buyer’s guide is just what you need. We’ll answer 3 of the most common questions Mitsubishi owners have about repairing or replacing door handles.
What’s Wrong With My Door Handle?
Sometimes the reason behind a malfunctioning door handle isn’t obvious. One of the two most common door handle problems is the door latch not releasing. Many people attribute this problem to a broken spring. If you're not sure what's wrong with your door handle, it might not be worth the time to take apart the door handle assembly (which is quite a complicated and time-consuming task) to find the faulty component(s). It'd be easier to just replace the door handle assembly from the get go.
Should I Repair or Replace My Door Handle?
If you're not sure whether to repair or replace your malfunctioning door handle, it might help to ask yourself three questions:
- Do you know what's wrong with the door handle?
- Do you have the knowledge and expertise to repair the door handle assembly?
- Can you find all the replacement components you need?
This guide covers each question in more detail and provides some insight into whether you should repair or replace your door handle.
How do I Replace My Door Handle?
If you decide to replace your door handle, you can save a bunch of money on labor by doing it yourself. The process basically involves removing the inner door panel, uninstalling the door handle, and then installing the new door handle. The process is somewhat time-consuming, but it should be easy with a good tutorial to follow. Here's a great tutorial on replacing an exterior door handle on a Mitsubishi.
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions that weren't answered in this buyer's guide.