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How to Replace Outside Door Handle Honda Fit 2007-2013

Step-by-step procedure on how to replace the outside door handle on a 2007-2013 Honda Fit 2nd Gen.

ESTIMATED TIME 30 - 40 mins
DIY COST $ 10 - 20
DIFFICULTY Intermediate

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What you will need:

Procedure

  1. Remove the door panel. See the step-by-step procedure on how to remove the door panel.Removing the door panel of the Honda Fit.

     

  2. Remove the push clips on the plastic cover and pull it down to have access to the bolts behind the outer door handle.Pulling the plastic cover down to have access to the bolts behind the door handle.

     

  3. Remove the two 10mm bolts behind the door handle. Use a 10mm socket wrench or 10mm nut driver to remove the bolts.Removing the bolts behind the outside door handle.

     

  4. Pull the outer door handle up.Pulling the door handle up.

     

  5. Pop the door handle out by using a prying tool to unlock the tab holding it.Prying out the door handle from the door.

     

  6. Remove the door handle.Removing the outside door handle of the Honda Fit.

     

    Removing the outside door handle of the Honda Fit.
  7. Insert up the new replacement outer door handle to the door.Installing the new door handle of the Honda Fit.

     

  8. Install the new outer handle by inserting it from the top and pushing the door handle to the bottom until it snaps into place. Pushing the door handle to set it into place.

     

  9. Reinstall the two 10mm bolts holding the door handle using the 10mm socket wrench or 10mm nut driver. Reconnect the electrical cables of the power window switch.Reinstalling the bolts on the door handle.

     

    Reinstalling the bolts on the door handle.
  10. Reinstall the door panel by pushing the edges to to keep it in place.Reinstalling the door panel of the Honda Fit.

     

How to Replace Outside Door Handle Honda Fit 2007-2013 Step-by-step procedure on how to replace the outside door handle on a 2007-2013 Honda Fit 2nd Gen.