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February 25, 2011, 07:37:18 AM
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Re: Door Handle Fix (E53)
« Reply #15 on: February 25, 2011, 07:37:18 AM »
My handle decided to give up on me last night, so i'll be following this guide within the next few days or so !!!   very detailed by the way !   ;)

April 20, 2011, 07:16:23 PM
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« Reply #16 on: April 20, 2011, 07:16:23 PM »
My wife just drove my X5 and broke the handle! She says it drives very nice, more like a tanks, but it's not very well built, if she can break the handle. Well, I wonder, being the lazy sort, If I could just peel off the card and do the ty-rap job without actually dismantling the handle?
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April 20, 2011, 09:10:49 PM
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« Reply #17 on: April 20, 2011, 09:10:49 PM »
Quote from: "otas"
My wife just drove my X5 and broke the handle! She says it drives very nice, more like a tanks, but it's not very well built, if she can break the handle. Well, I wonder, being the lazy sort, If I could just peel off the card and do the ty-rap job without actually dismantling the handle?
Not a chance, there not much space.
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April 21, 2011, 12:00:37 AM
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« Reply #18 on: April 21, 2011, 12:00:37 AM »
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Quote from: "otas"
My wife just drove my X5 and broke the handle! She says it drives very nice, more like a tanks, but it's not very well built, if she can break the handle. Well, I wonder, being the lazy sort, If I could just peel off the card and do the ty-rap job without actually dismantling the handle?
Not a chance, there not much space.

OK, thanks for the bad news...
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May 27, 2011, 07:54:21 PM
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« Reply #19 on: May 27, 2011, 07:54:21 PM »
hi all
finally plucked up the courage to fix my door handle and ive got to say without this how to i would of been totaly lost
fiddlely but do able and now i can open my door without having to open my window
just like to say a massive thank you to sanj for doing this so easy to follow and very detailed
cheers carl
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May 27, 2011, 08:36:28 PM
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« Reply #20 on: May 27, 2011, 08:36:28 PM »
Damn Carl, you're making be blush! :oops:

Appreciate the gratitude. :thumbsup:

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May 30, 2011, 07:27:21 PM
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« Reply #21 on: May 30, 2011, 07:27:21 PM »
Sanj, I have to thank you for great instruction how-to. I have tried the tie wrap strenghtened by superglue, but I realised I did not engage the spring, which holds the handle in and while attempting to engage the spring, it came apart. So I have drilled 2.5mm hole and used M2.5 screw and nut to hold it together, and superglued it all around. Now the spring is in place and my door handle works as it should. There is also a catch and geared lever to take care off, took a bit of fiddling.
Thanks again!
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May 31, 2011, 06:06:30 PM
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« Reply #22 on: May 31, 2011, 06:06:30 PM »
Very welcome mate - Jeegnesh must get some credit. It was his door handle that broke! And if anyone knows Jig, they know he gets others to get their hands dirty! Namely mine!
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May 31, 2011, 06:40:05 PM
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« Reply #23 on: May 31, 2011, 06:40:05 PM »
Look at the people we helped ;-)
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May 31, 2011, 08:17:15 PM
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« Reply #24 on: May 31, 2011, 08:17:15 PM »
He's BACK!!!!

Run for the hills!!!! :-o
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May 31, 2011, 10:09:43 PM
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« Reply #25 on: May 31, 2011, 10:09:43 PM »
Hi Jig

Long time no hear!  Have you been too busy washing your car???? :-)


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May 31, 2011, 10:47:55 PM
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« Reply #26 on: May 31, 2011, 10:47:55 PM »
He does not have a car  :poke:
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June 01, 2011, 06:57:55 AM
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« Reply #27 on: June 01, 2011, 06:57:55 AM »
Wait till you see my next new post, coming in a few minutes.
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June 01, 2011, 06:58:56 AM
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« Reply #28 on: June 01, 2011, 06:58:56 AM »
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Hi Jig
Long time no hear!  Have you been too busy washing your car???? :-)
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No this time is was extension and re-model, it is as tough as they all say.
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September 17, 2011, 10:51:17 PM
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Re: Door Handle Fix (E53)
« Reply #29 on: September 17, 2011, 10:51:17 PM »
Big Thanks. Even a numpty like me managed it with the help of this 'how to'. :thumbsup: