Replaces

1996-00 Honda Civic Exterior Door Handle - 1ADHS00891

These replacement door handles are just what you need to get your vehicle in good looking form again!

Specifications:

  • Comes as a SET of 4
    • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT & REAR
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: 72140-S04-003, 72140-S04-0030, 72180-S04-003, 72640-S04-003, 72640-S04-0030, 72680-S04-003, 72680-S04-0030, 72140S04003, 72140S040030, 72180S04003, 72640S04003, 72640S040030, 72680S04003, 72680S040030
  • Injected molded plastic Smooth Black Finish
    • Can be painted by buyer to match or installed as is
  • Durable construction
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Fit Japan Built Models only
    • 1st VIN Digit "J"

These handles are great replacements and have good cost savings over dealer units.

Paint To Match Note:

"Paint to match finish" refers to a smooth, paintable surface. This item will be shipped unpainted but will be ready for paint. Final preparation is suggested for better paint coverage and adhesion. 

This part can also be installed without painting if desired. 

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a 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. step : Removing the Door Panel (0:39)
    • Remove the Phillips head screw inside the door handle
    • Pull the inside door handle forward and out
    • Push off the door latch rod clip
    • Pull the inside door handle off the door latch
    • Disconnect the door lock wiring harness
    • Pry off the mirror base trim piece by hand
    • Pry off the door pull trim piece with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the two Phillips head screws inside the door pull
    • Disconnect the window switch wiring harnesses
    • Pry off the speaker cover
    • Remove three Phillips head screws from the speaker
    • Pry out the door panel by hand
    • Lift the door panel up and off
    • Disconnect the speaker wiring lead
  2. step : Removing the Outside Door Handle (2:37)
    • Unclip the latch rod from the outside door handle with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the two 10mm bolts from the outside door handle
    • Pry the lock rod out of the door handle with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pry the clip off the lock cylinder
    • Pull the door handle out from the outside of the door
    • Pull the lock mechanism out from the inside of the door
    • If the lock rod clip stays behind, pry it off with a flat blade screwdriver
  3. step : Installing the New Outside Door Handle (3:55)
    • Put the new outside door handle into place
    • Insert the first 10mm bolt into the door handle
    • Push the lock mechanism into place
    • Reconnect the lock rod clip
    • Insert the second 10mm bolt
    • Connect the latch rod
  4. step : Reinstalling the Door Panel (4:52)
    • Connect the speaker wiring lead
    • Lift the door panel into place
    • Push in the door panel clips
    • Insert the three Phillips head screws into the speaker
    • Insert the two Phillips screws into the door pull
    • Reconnect the door latch rod to the inside door handle
    • Connect the door lock wiring harness
    • Insert the Phillips screw into the door handle
    • Push in the window switch panel
    • Connect the window switch wiring harnesses
    • Push on the door pull trim piece
    • Push on the mirror base trim piece
    • Push on the speaker cover

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

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Vehicle Fit

  • 1996-2000 Honda Civic (Japan Built Models (1st VIN Digit J)) Smooth - Paint to Match Black Exterior Door Handle 4 Piece Set
Part #: 1ADHS00891

How-to Video:

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