door latch retaining clip


Asked by Oct 05, 2015 at 07:35 AM about the 1963 Ford Falcon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the rod from the outside door handle is disconnected from the door latch retaining clip. the old one still in place . does this mean that I need to replace door latch  retaining clip.

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It would be better if you did replace, but look at the old clip, see if it is broke, (I assuming it is metal) if not they stretch and sometimes you can bend them a bit to hold. If plastic, replace it.

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