Drivers side Door handle of Chevy Malibu Long Question

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Asked by Sep 03, 2013 at 03:39 PM about the 2004 Chevrolet Malibu Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When a coworker was attempting to break into my vehicle when I locked my keys in he pulled the driver's side handle way too hard and broke the spring in the handle.  Then when my ex-fiance attempted to figure out how to fix it he broke the handle all together.

My question is: When I go and purchase a new handle for my 2004 Chevy Malibu, a rather unique handle, is the spring in the new handle or is it apart of the door?

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Driver's side, passenger side? or both?~

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I believe I said driver's side both in the subject and details. The most important handle on the car.

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You know, I think it was the "capri" who's handle simply cracked and stopped working...could it have nothing to do with the spring in there, but if we found you a new handle would fix it?

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the casting (plastic) is cracked...seen it on a lovely ford product~....sorry for the zebra striping....was too excited to be able to find it so quickly~

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I already know how to get a new handle. I need to know if it is worth my time for a new handle if it wont work because of the spring. Is the spring in the handle or the door that causes the pressure for the door to open?

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that chat dude was terribly rude....after making me wait for a good long time said "we can't do handles...try rockauto.com"~ what a chug~

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okay will look for the spring, but have seen arms----

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ok yah .51 cents...the shipping will be morehttp://parts.nalleygmc.com/products/Chevrolet/SPRING-Door- Lock-Door-Lock-Cylinder-Door-Locking-Door-Lock-Remote-Door- Outside-Handle-Front-or-Rear-Door-Lock-Side-Door- Lock/2887710/20047022.html? partner=googlebase_adwords&kwd=&origin=pla

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http://parts.nalleygmc.com/products/Chevrolet/SPRING-Door-Lock-Door- Lock-Cylinder-Door-Locking-Door-Lock-Remote-Door-Outside-Handle- Front-or-Rear-Door-Lock-Side-Door-Lock/2887710/20047022.html? partner=googlebase_adwords&kwd=&origin=pla

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fifty one cents....woooooooo :)

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does my avatar look to California Smug man er smog man...should I go back to the "prisoner beard--cargurus cap avatar"?

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...like would you like a corporate tattoo on your forehead? probably NOT...especially when am NOT seeing ONE penny from cargurus...sheesh, think they'd do something....convention in vegas....trip to the niagra falls...something....kindness should take hold.....actually HENRY_S there was kind and did NOT put active .gif's into the "you gotta think" area...thanks again henry~

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