Honda Accord: Front Door Latch Replacement - Doors - Body - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Front Door Latch Replacement

NOTE: Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1. Remove the door panel and the inner handle: - 2-door ( s e e p a g e 20-12) - 4-door (see page 20-17) 2. Remove the plastic cover, as needed (see step 3 on page 20-21).

3. Release the rod fastener, and disconnect the outer handle rod from the outer handle base (see step 12 on page 20-25).

4. Driver's door: Disconnect the lock cylinder cable from the latch (see step 5 on page 20-22).

5. Pull the glass run channel (A) away as needed, and remove the bolt, then remove the center lower channel (B) by pulling it downward,

2-door

4-door


4-door

6. Detach the cable clips (A). Remove the screws (B, C)


6. Detach the cable clips (A). Remove the screws (B, C) securing the latch (D), then remove the latch through the hole in the door. Take care not to bend the outer handle rod (E), the latch cable (F), or the inner handle cable (G).

2-door

4-door


4-door

7. Remove the outside sponge seal (A), and remove the


7. Remove the outside sponge seal (A), and remove the

screw, t h e n remove t h e latch p r o t e c t o r (B) by

releasing the hook (C), and remove the inside sponge

seal (D) from the latch.

8. Disconnect the latch cable (A) and the inner handle


8. Disconnect the latch cable (A) and the inner handle

cable (B) from the latch ( C ) , and remove the inside

sponge seals {D, E).

9. Install the latch in the reverse order of removal, and


9. Install the latch in the reverse order of removal, and note these items: - Before reinstalling the cables to the latch (A), clean the latch surface where the sponge seals (B, C) will be attached with isopropyl alcohol, and attach the sponge seals to the latch as shown.

- After reinstalling the latch cable (D) and the inner handle cable (E) to the latch, attach the sponge seal (F) to the cable connecting areas on the latch as shown.

- Before reinstalling the latch protector (G), replace the inside sponge seal (H) and the outside sponge seal (I) with new ones: - Scrape off the old sponge seals from the protector, and clean the protector surfaces with isopropyl alcohol.

- Attach the inside sponge seal to the inside face of the protector as shown.

- After reinstalling the latch protector to the latch, attach the outside sponge seal to the protector and the latch as shown.

- If the clip is damaged or stress-whitened, replace it with a new one.

- Make sure that the actuator connector is plugged in properly, and that the cylinder cable and the outer handle rod are connected securely.

- Make sure the door locks and opens properly.

- When reinstalling the door panel, make sure the plastic cover on the door is installed properly .

- Push the hooks and the clip into place securely.

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