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Old 01-02-2006, 10:01   #1 (permalink)
cedilla
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2002 Taurus Door works freezing

The drivers side outside door handle has been freezing after recent
cold New England nights. The door unlocks OK. I can open it from
the inside but NOT using the outside handle. Once I open it from the
inside, the outside handle works.

My questions:
What's the best way to lube for this problem? Do I have to remove the
inside paneling?

Is there moisture inside that I need to get rid of?

Are there weep holes that I can get at?

Thanks and the best for the New Year to all the experts, crusty and
otherwise.
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Old 01-02-2006, 12:01   #2 (permalink)
ShoeSaleman
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Re: 2002 Taurus Door works freezing

cedilla wrote:
> The drivers side outside door handle has been freezing after recent
> cold New England nights. The door unlocks OK. I can open it from
> the inside but NOT using the outside handle. Once I open it from the
> inside, the outside handle works.
>
> My questions:
> What's the best way to lube for this problem? Do I have to remove the
> inside paneling?
>
> Is there moisture inside that I need to get rid of?
>
> Are there weep holes that I can get at?
>
> Thanks and the best for the New Year to all the experts, crusty and
> otherwise.

just lube it real well at the latch on the end of the door. That is
where all the action happens.
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