Step 2: Pry and remove the small cover inside the interior door handle, exposing a Phillips screw (1). Loosen and remove this screw.
Step 3: Push the door handle toward the HINGE side of the door and remove it from the vehicle.
Step 4: Disengage the locking rod from the back of the door handle (using the clasping mechanism).
Step 5: Disconnect the wiring harness from the back of the interior door handle.
Step 6: Loosen and remove the Phillips screws (2) that hold the power lock mechanism to the interior door handle assembly.
Step 7: Attach the power lock mechanism to the new interior door handle.
Step 8: Connect the wiring harness to the new interior door handle, and re-engage the locking rod retaining clip.
Step 9: Slide the interior door handle into position, and secure it by tightening the Phillips screw (1).
Step 10: Reattach the small panel that covers the Phillips screw.
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These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to
02 2002, 01 2001, 00 2000, 99 1999, 98 1998 Honda Accord Interior Door Handle Replacement Instructions