door handle on 2001 Toyota Sequoia

How do I install rear hatch door handle?

by in Denver, CO on June 23, 2011
2 answers
ANSWER by on June 24, 2011
You would access the trim panel on the inside of the door itself, and replace the handle assembly accessing fasteners to the handle through this panel.
ANSWER by on July 28, 2011
This is tricky but I did manage to do it myself (the second time, the 1st time it broke I paid Toyota like $500). I found a couple of videos on youtube that I used. Toyota replacement handle is plastic, like $70 and will break again. You can get a metal one for ~$35 on e-bay. I also fixed my rear window at the same time I did this project and have not had a problem since. Very satisfying. here is one link and there are several others as this is a common problem.
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