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How to Replace Inside Door Handle 98-00 Volvo S70

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  1. step : Removing the Door Panel (0:28)
    • Disconnect the negative battery cable with an 10mm wrench
    • Pry off the trim piece inside the door pull with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the T25 Torx screw inside the door pull
    • Pry off the door handle bezel
    • Pry out the door panel with a door panel clip tool or putty knife
    • Lift the door panel up and off
    • Disconnect the window switch wiring harnesses
    • Disconnect the trunk switch wiring harness
    • Disconnect the door lock wiring harness
  2. step : Removing the Door Handle (3:43)
    • Remove the four T25 Torx screws from the door handle
    • Disconnect the latch cables from the door handle
  3. step : Installing the Door Handle (4:30)
    • Connect the latch cables to the door handle
    • Insert the four T25 Torx screws from the door handle
  4. step : Installing the Door Panel (5:45)
    • Connect the window switch wiring harnesses
    • Connect the trunk switch wiring harness
    • Connect the door lock wiring harness
    • Lift the door panel into place
    • Push in the door panel clips
    • Push in the door handle bezel
    • Push in the trim piece inside the door pull
    • Insert the T25 Torx screw inside the door pull
    • Connect the negative battery cable with an 10mm wrench

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In this video, we're going to show you what it takes to replace an inside door handle, exactly just remove and put it back on, on this Volvo S70; it's a 1998. Tools you'll need are a 10mm wrench, a small flat blade screwdriver, a T25 Torx driver, and a household putty knife or door panel clip tool.

A 10mm wrench, loosen up your negative battery cable and disconnect it. Now, to remove your door panel, you'll probably notice there's a little trapdoor here. There's a slot, you're going to insert a small screwdriver or just use your fingernail and pull it out. Now, inside, there's a T25 Torx screw, and use a driver to remove that. Now, your bezel around your handle, you can probably just use your fingers and get them up underneath there and that bezel comes off.

Now, around the edge, there' are about six clips, two in the front, two on the bottom, and I think two on the back. Either use a door panel clip tool or a household putty knife, either one will work. You can get right on the clips, and what you want to do is put it in, slide it until you feel a clip, and then slide it out and pull. We'll speed it up here too as we just pop the rest of those clips out all around the edge. Once you have those clips released, this corner just pulls right off. Then pull your door panel out and lift it up.

Now there's a series of harnesses, they all have little tabs, you press the tab and then pull the harness out. There's one green one here for your trunk and gas door and press the tab and pull it out. Then there's a couple here that go into your power window and lock switch, again press the tabs, pull out.

Now your door panel comes out. This harness connection was a little tough because you have to get your finger right in there to get that tab. You may find after you take your door panel off a couple of the clips stay behind. You just want to pry those out and then they can just slide right back into your door.

To remove the inside door handle use a T25 Torx driver and remove the four screws. The handle comes off. Right back here there's a little tab holding the cable and clip in. Push that tab back while you pry down on the cable itself and the cable comes out and your handle comes off.

To put it back on, you just reverse that. You actually want to hold it like this, put your cable right down in, press it against it, and slide it down so it locks. Make sure you can hear it activating the mechanism in there. Reinstall the door panel just reverse the procedure. Get it close here and plug in your window and locks. This goes in here and plug this in one in right back here. Then get your door lock through. Make sure your top ledge goes into the weather strip and down.

Now, make sure all of your clips go in. A T25 Torx screw and your little trapdoor, this bezel for your door handle. This little trim piece up here and you're all set. Reconnect your negative battery cable and tighten it up with a 10mm wrench.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Putty Knife

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Star Drivers & Sockets

  • T25 Driver

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 10mm Wrench


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