Replaces

1998-2001 Ford Explorer Exterior Door Handle (Set of 4)

Part Details

  • Quantity: Set of 4

  • New

These replacement Ford Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer SUV Exterior door handles are just what you need to get your Ford Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer in good looking form again!

Specifications:

  • Set of 4 handles
    • Fits LH (Drivers Side) and RH (Passengers Side) FRONT & REAR
  • Injected molded plastic with black finish
  • Can be painted by the buyer to any color desired or installed as is
  • Direct replacement for original exterior door handle
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Mounting hardware not included

These Ford Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer exterior door handles are a direct bolt on and are built to strict quality control standards. They are a great replacement and have good cost savings over a dealer unit.

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. Remove the door panel
    • Use a flat blade screwdriver to remove the bezel around the door latch.
    • Remove the two Phillips screws exposed.
    • Use a rag and your flat head screwdriver to pry up the door lock switch.
    • Unplug the wiring harness and set the switch aside for safe keeping.
    • Use your putty knife and a cloth rag to unclip the door panel.
    • Lift the door panel up and out to remove it.
    • Pull the switch panel through the door panel.
    • Carefully remove the water shield.
  2. Remove the door handle.
    • Lift the door panel up and knock out the two rivets securing the door handle with a hammer and chisel.
    • Use a 5/16 drill bit to remove the rivets.
    • Back on the inside of the door, unbolt the 11 mm bolt securing the window track.
    • Use a pair of needle nose pliers to unclip the door handle rod.
    • Pull the door handle up and out.
  3. Install the new door handle.
    • Transfer over the door handle rod.
    • Make sure the door handle mount is clear of any debris from the rivets.
    • Feed the new handle and rod down and into place.
    • Bolt the new door handle in using a ratchet and extension to access the nuts on the inside of the door.
    • Clip the rod back in.
    • Test the door handle.
    • Bolt the window track back into place.
  4. Reassemble the door panel
    • Check out our door panel explorer video for more detailed door panel assembly instructions.

How-to Video:

(09:33 min)

Tools List:

    Drills, Drill Bits & Related

  • 5/16 Inch Drill Bit

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Cloth Rags

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 11mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Chisel
  • Hammer
  • Punch
  • Putty Knife




Vehicle Fit

  • 1998-2001 Ford Explorer Exterior Door Handle (Set of 4)
  • 2001-2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Exterior Door Handle (Set of 4)
  • 1998-2001 Mercury Mountaineer Exterior Door Handle (Set of 4)
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Part #: 1ADHS00071

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