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      10-11-2021, 05:24 PM   #1
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Gummy Door Handles

Curious to know how many are dealing with "gummy" door handles. After 7 years of ownership my drivers door handle has developed a very tacky feel. Looked on realoem to see if the handle was a individual part but it looks like it is part of the entire door card. Any ideas how to reduce this tacky/gummy feel?
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      10-11-2021, 07:39 PM   #2
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Known problem. Fortunately mine changed under warranty.
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Curious to know how many are dealing with "gummy" door handles. After 7 years of ownership my drivers door handle has developed a very tacky feel. Looked on realoem to see if the handle was a individual part but it looks like it is part of the entire door card. Any ideas how to reduce this tacky/gummy feel?
My brother had this happen on his car. We used this:

https://www.amazon.com/Mr-Clean-Orig.../dp/B001339ZMW
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      10-11-2021, 08:27 PM   #4
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I had the same problem on my car and decided to go with these from amazon as a replacement. They are made of ABS plastic and the process is fairly simple.

Link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Let me save you the hassle and potential agony of pulling off your door panel.

Slip these on and call it a day bud

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0825...b_b_asin_title
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I have that same issue in just the driver handle. I ordered the covers like other recommended but haven't received just yet.
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Let me save you the hassle and potential agony of pulling off your door panel.

Slip these on and call it a day bud

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0825...b_b_asin_title

I’ll second this. I had the same issue and ended up getting carbon fiber looking handles that match the other carbon fiber trim pieces perfectly, highly recommended.. had mine on for over a year and no issues whatsoever.
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