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PostSubject: Door handles   Door handles EmptyWed Oct 02, 2013 5:15 pm

Does anyone kno where I can get some more durable door handles, Exterior & Interior, I have multiple broken ones inside and out, many other corolla owners I kno have this same problem, and now my passenger door wont open cause they are both broken and my wife doesn't appreciate having to "Duke It" in and out of the window lol
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PostSubject: Re: Door handles   Door handles EmptyWed Oct 02, 2013 5:41 pm

I've never heard of any material other than plastic used for the door handles inside or out. I think I've seen chrome outside handles but that's probably plastic chrome anyways. My inside handles have cracked also so I know where you're coming from
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PostSubject: Re: Door handles   Door handles EmptyThu Oct 03, 2013 12:04 pm

Are you getting OEM ones, or Ebay ones? My ebay one broke, maybe try OEM?
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PostSubject: Re: Door handles   Door handles EmptyThu Oct 03, 2013 3:08 pm

Odd, maybe you yanks yet weaker handles. I've never hand or heard of them breaking brefore
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PostSubject: Re: Door handles   Door handles EmptyFri Oct 04, 2013 1:04 am

the ebay one are of cheap quality and break easily buy oem and be happy

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PostSubject: Re: Door handles   Door handles EmptyThu Dec 17, 2015 3:14 pm

I have zip ties functioning as my drivers door handle right now. Very brittle plastic for door handles. The car is pretty much a rat rod anyway, so the ties fit right in.
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PostSubject: Re: Door handles   Door handles EmptyFri Dec 18, 2015 4:39 am

Very common quality issue on the 7th Gen Corolla. Every Corolla in the junkyard has many many broken door handles. Just find some good used ones from a junk yard is your best bet.

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PostSubject: Re: Door handles   Door handles EmptySat Dec 19, 2015 6:25 am

OEM handles break too from too much pressure applied on opening, just be alittle kinder last forever
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