Cadillac Exterior Door Handle - 1ADHE00648

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Part Details

  • Finish:   Smooth - Paint to Match

This replacement exterior door handle is just what you need to get your vehicle in good looking form again!


  • Fits LH (Driver Side) FRONT DOOR
  • Smooth Black (Paint To Match) Finish
    • Can be painted by buyer to match or installed as is
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: 25749397, 20857749
  • Durable construction
  • Built to strict quality control standards

This exterior door handle is a great replacement and has good cost savings over a dealer unit.

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. 

Item Condition: New

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.

  1. step : Removing the Door Panel (0:37)
    • Pry out the door handle bezel
    • Disconnect the door lock wiring harness
    • Pry off the trap door behind the door pull
    • Remove the two Phillips screws behind the trim piece
    • Pry off the trim lock on the door lock
    • Remove the door lock rod bezel
    • Roll the window all the way up
    • Pull out on the sides of the door panel
    • Pull the door panel off
  2. step : Removing the Interior Door Handle (2:00)
    • Remove the 10mm bolts from the interior door handle
    • Pull the handle forward and back
    • Rotate the handle off of the door latch rod
  3. step : Removing the Door Lock Cylinder (2:17)
    • Pull off the interior water shield
    • Release the door rod latch
    • Pull down on the snap ring securing the lock cylinder to the exterior door handle
    • Slide the lock cylinder out of the handle
    • Remove the lock cylinder from the rod
  4. step : Removing the Exterior Door Handle (2:54)
    • Remove the two 10mm nuts on the exterior door handle
    • Push up on the bottom tabs and pull the handle out
  5. step : Transferring the Door Lock Rods (3:48)
    • Pull down on the plastic retainer and lift the rod up and out
    • Pop the door rod into the new handle's retainer
  6. step : Installing the Exterior Door Handle (4:12)
    • Line up the holes and insert the exterior door handle into place
    • Tighten the 10mm nuts to the exterior door handle
  7. step : Reinstalling the Door Lock Cylinder (4:28)
    • Connect the latch to the door lock cylinder
    • Insert the door lock cylinder into handle
    • Reconnect the door latch rod retainer
    • Readhere the weather shield
  8. step : Reinstalling the Interior Door Handle (5:10)
    • Insert the door latch rood to the interior door handle
    • Insert the handle into its slots
    • Slide the handle back to lock it into place
    • Tighten the 10mm bolt to the door handle
  9. step : Reinstalling the Door Panel (5:31)
    • Align the connector and the door panel
    • Lift the door panel into place
    • Press the door panel into the door
    • Clip in the door lock pull
    • Tighten the two Phillips head screws behind the door pull
    • Connect the door lock wiring harness
    • Snap on the trim bezel

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

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Year Make Model Description
2004-2007Cadillac CTS Cadillac CTS Front Smooth - Paint to Match Exterior Door Handle Driver Side
2006-2011Cadillac DTS Cadillac DTS Front Smooth - Paint to Match Exterior Door Handle Driver Side
2000-2005Cadillac Deville Cadillac Deville Front Smooth - Paint to Match Exterior Door Handle Driver Side
1998-2004Cadillac Seville Cadillac Seville Front Smooth - Paint to Match Exterior Door Handle Driver Side
Part #: 1ADHE00648

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How-to Video:

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