Broken Door handle cable stay on Honda Accord

Average mileage: 114,845 (36,876–232,034)
4 model years affected: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011
22 people reported this problem
14 people shared problem details
The green plastic stay that secures the door handle release cable can break leaving you unable to open your door from the inside. Cheap fix if you replace it yourself... $15
Door would not open from the inside of my 2004 Honda Accord EX which was a fairly easy fix, like most others on here I ordered the part from Honda and installed the door handle release stay cable. Hardest part is attaching the cable inside the door but if you look in there you can see how it goes it. Part was just under 10.00.
2004 Honda Accord110,000
Drivers side door cable green plastic holder broke and I was not able to open the door from the inside. I bought the cable at the Honda dealer for $9.00 and replaced it myself in about 1/2 hour.
2005 Honda Accord125,000
Haven't repaired yet, but the driver side, inside door handle will not open door. Must roll down window and open door from outside the car. Seems to be similar to that described by others where the cable connection has broken...plastic???? hope that is not the case for newer model Honda cars.
2006 Honda Accord110,000
Door handle cable - green stay broke
2005 Honda Accord185,000
Inner door handle stopped working. Removed the inner door liner (4 hidden screws, and a bunch of plastic clips - see to see the green plastic clip is cracked at the "neck" so the cable doesn't have anything to pull against. Per advice going to pick up a new clip at the dealer (quoted "less than $15") and replace.
2005 Honda Accord118,323
Buying replacement cable clip
2005 Honda Accord36,876
Driver side door won't open from the inside.
2006 Honda Accord150,000
back left door will not open from inside
2005 Honda Accord133,000
Broke when removing door panel
2005 Honda Accord232,034
My driver side back door want open from the inside how do I fix it...?
2011 Honda Accord39,000
I took it to the car dealership, but it is not covered in the warranty. They say it'll cost $255 to repair it. I'm looking for other options. I'll edit my post when the problem is resolved.
2005 Honda Accord72,036
The cable release broken the stopper plastic that hold to pull the cable is broken between, that caused problem can not open from inside...
2004 Honda Accord67,000
Plastic stay clip broke. Don't have a solution. Tried electrical plastic wrap, but it didn't last long.
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