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Has anyone experienced this?

A new handle is $75

No junk yard around in Kansas has one.

I was wondering if anyone knew if the handles on the Jeep liberties were the same or not? They look the same.

Any help with getting a replacement cheaper would be greatly appreciated!

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(Replacement How-To is now in the knowledge base...
Click here Inside door handle replacement )
 

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....what did you do to it....lol j/k

is it not covered under warranty?
 

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ouch, that sucks....let me make a call.....brb
 

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my girl in service sent me to the parts man, he said the book states different part numbers and does not specify if they would be universal

IMO, if there is one on a junk yard for a liberty, I would pay the $10 or so bucks and just try it b4 buying a new nitro handle....but that is just me. good luck and let us know!
 
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OH I see this is an older post.
But Guess what happened this morning.
Was cleaning the baby up after all the mud I collected.
Mover the Nitro closer to the water tap, turned off the ignition and tried to get out .................................SNAP
Ok turn on the ACC roll window down and use the outside handle.
To The dealer tomorrow see what they say.

 

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Ouch, That sucks Bob.
 

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Really sucks.
80 some odd dollars and only stock in Canada is back east.
OUCH 3 day plus delivery.
I look real goofy opening the door with my hand out the window.:mad:
Oh well apparently in jeep liberty the whole door panel requires replacement ?
(if the parts guy was correct)

Bob
 

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OH I see this is an older post.
But Guess what happened this morning.
Was cleaning the baby up after all the mud I collected.
Mover the Nitro closer to the water tap, turned off the ignition and tried to get out .................................SNAP
Ok turn on the ACC roll window down and use the outside handle.
To The dealer tomorrow see what they say.


Looking at that it could be a dremel job, drill through the handle into the stub and put a self tapping screw into it (perhaps some Super-glue as well) it wouldn't look too messy if it was a crome head and countersunk.
 

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Check this out. It may be cheaper and faster.
 

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My thought as well but not a chance.
took it out and the way it broke there is not enought bite for a pin.
I is really weak as they try to minimize weight and material.
Will tag a pix later.
I managed to bond it and wire it for the time being.
(first attempt failed)
Should last 3 days


Looking at that it could be a dremel job, drill through the handle into the stub and put a self tapping screw into it (perhaps some Super-glue as well) it wouldn't look too messy if it was a crome head and countersunk.
 

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Thanks for the link.
I'll keep it in mind for next time.
Bring it up to service rep.

Bob:smileup:
 

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Door handle redisighed

Ok so I got the handle. $$$
took photo to show difference.
The upper handle in the picture is the new.
Lower handle is the broken one.
You can see that the newer stile is beefed up in the area the other broke and looks much stronger.

Bob


PS my Nitro was built Jan 07
 

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Looks like to me they had a few "old style" fail. This tells me they know there is an issue with the old style.
If it was worth the time I'd fight having to pay, for a fix to a known flaw.
 

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add another 07 model with the broken handle. Mine snapped today i'm going to print that picture and give it to the service rep and say why is there a new beefed up part? hopefully i wont have to pay for it.
 
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