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eric lipper

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Stiff Door Handle
« on: August 02, 2020, 08:50:14 AM »
The door handle push button is a little stiff and it does not feel like a lubrication issue because it operates normally.  In looking at the door latch from the outside I am not intelligent enough to know if the latch is reproduction or OEM.  I assume that the spring in the latch is too stiff on the latch but anyone seen this condition and what is the best solution.
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nctrucks

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Re: Stiff Door Handle
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2020, 01:50:10 PM »
Yes  I had the same issue with my 67.  It was the grease had dried up in the latch.  Was sticky would not let things move freely.  Removed  cleaned the old grease out.  lubed with caliper grease.  Works perfect now.