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Ford Mercury Front or Rear Exterior Door Handle Pair Dorman 79102 - DMDHS00018

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  • Quantity:   Pair

DORMAN OUTSIDE DOOR HANDLES: 79102

These are Dorman brand door handles. They are designed to replace a broken or missing units.

Specifications:

  • Brand New Dorman Door Handles
  • Comes as a PAIR
    • (1) - FRONT or REAR Door Handle - LH (Drivers Side)
    • (1) - FRONT or REAR Door Handle - RH (Passengers Side)
  • Smooth Black Finish
    • Can be painted by the buyer to any color desired or installed as is
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards

These door handles make great replacements and provides a good value.

Item Condition: New

Attention California Customers:

WARNING:  This product can expose you to chemicals including Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP)d, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.  For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by our limited lifetime warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will replace the part free of charge.

  1. step : Remove the door panel (1:05)
    • 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. step : Remove the door handle. (4:10)
    • 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. step : Install the new door handle. (6:00)
    • 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. step : Reassemble the door panel (8:45)
    • Check out our door panel explorer video for more detailed door panel assembly instructions.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Drills, Drill Bits & Related

  • 5/16 Inch Drill Bit

  • General Tools

  • Center Punch
  • Chisel
  • Hammer
  • Putty Knife

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Cloth Rags

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 11mm Socket

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Year Make Model Description
1998-2001Ford Explorer Ford Explorer Front or Rear Exterior Door Handle Pair
2001-2005Ford Explorer Sport Trac Ford Explorer Sport Trac Front or Rear Exterior Door Handle Pair
1998-2001Mercury Mountaineer Mercury Mountaineer Front or Rear Exterior Door Handle Pair
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Dorman
Brand #: 79102