Replaces

1997-2003 Buick Century Door Latch Assembly Front Passenger Side

This part replaces:

  • OE # 16629726

  • New

This door latch assembly is just what you need to get your vehicle in good working order again!

Specifications:

  • Fits RH (Passenger Side) FRONT
  • Replaces dealer part number: 16629726
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards
This door latch assembly is a great replacement and has good cost savings over an actuator from the dealer.

Note:

It is necessary to reuse your original hardware, as new hardware is not included with this item.

Lifetime Warranty

Effective June 23, 2014: This item is backed by a manufacturer's Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. Removing the Door Panel
    • Pry off the trim piece inside the door pull with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pry off the door handle bezel with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pry off the window switch with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Disconnect the window switch wiring harness
    • Remove the two 7mm bolts inside the door pull
    • Pry off the door panel by hand
  2. Accessing the Door Lock Mechanism
    • Remove the 10mm bolt from the door handle
    • Pull the door handle forward and out
    • Pull of the latch and lock rod clips
    • Pull the latch rod and lock rod out of the door handle
    • Peel back the water shield
  3. Removing the Door Lock Mechanism
    • Pull the lock knob rod out of the yellow clip
    • Remove the three T30 Torx bolts from the lock mechanism
    • Pull the lock mechanism down, while keeping the latch rods from falling into the door
    • Separate the latch and lock rods from the lock mechanism
    • Disconnect the wiring harnesses from the lock mechanism
    • Pull the lock mechanism out of the door
  4. Separating the Door Lock Actuator
    • Carefully remove the three T10 Torx bolts that hold the actuator to the lock mechanism
    • Pull the actuator away from the lock mechanism
  5. Connecting the New Door Lock Actuator
    • Push the door lock actuator shoe into the lock mechanism
    • Twist the actuator into place
    • Line up the actuator and lock mechanism gear teeth
    • Insert the three T10 Torx bolts into the actuator
  6. Reinstalling the Door Lock Mechanism
    • Attach the rod with the white wrap to the upper lock clip
    • Attach the rod with the yellow wrap to the lower lock clip
    • Attach the wiring harnesses to the lock mechanism
    • Push the mechanism into place
    • Start the three T30 Torx screws by hand
    • Reconnec the lock knob rod to the yellow clip
    • Test that the door lock works
  7. Reinstalling the Door Handle
    • Put the water shield on
    • Attach the latch rods to the door handle using the clips
    • Push the door handle into place
    • Insert the 10mm bolt into the door handle
  8. Reinstalling the Door Panel
    • Pull the wiring harnesses through their cavity
    • Lift the door panel into place
    • Push the door panel clips in
    • Connect the window switch wiring harness
    • Push the door handle bezel into place using the locating tab
    • Insert the two 7mm bolts into the door pull
    • Push the trim piece into the door pull
    • Make sure the door is unlocked

How-to Video:

(12:24 min)

Tools List:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket
  • 7mm Socket

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T10 Torx Driver
  • T30 Torx Driver



This part replaces:

  • OE # 16629726

Vehicle Fit

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  • 1995-2001 Chevy Lumina Door Latch Assembly Front Passenger Side
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  • 1996-2004 GMC Savana 3500 Van Door Latch Assembly Front Passenger Side
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  • 1993-2002 Pontiac Trans Am Door Latch Assembly Front Passenger Side
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