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Buick Encore: Vehicle access - Repair instructions

FRONT SIDE DOOR INSIDE HANDLE CABLE REPLACEMENT

Fig. 9: Rear Side Door Inside Handle Cable And Cover
Fig. 9: Rear Side Door Inside Handle Cable And Cover

Front Side Door Inside Handle Cable Replacement

Front Side Door Inside Handle Cable Replacement

REAR SIDE DOOR INSIDE HANDLE CABLE REPLACEMENT

Fig. 10: Rear Side Door Inside Handle Cable And Cover
Fig. 10: Rear Side Door Inside Handle Cable And Cover

Rear Side Door Inside Handle Cable Replacement

Rear Side Door Inside Handle Cable Replacement

FRONT SIDE DOOR LOCK CYLINDER REPLACEMENT

Fig. 11: Front Side Door Lock Cylinder
Fig. 11: Front Side Door Lock Cylinder

Front Side Door Lock Cylinder Replacement

Front Side Door Lock Cylinder Replacement

Front Side Door Lock Cylinder Replacement

OPENING THE LIFTGATE WITHOUT ELECTRICAL POWER

Fig. 12: Opening the Liftgate Without Electrical Power
Fig. 12: Opening the Liftgate Without Electrical Power

Opening the Liftgate Without Electrical Power

Opening the Liftgate Without Electrical Power

Opening the Liftgate Without Electrical Power

FRONT SIDE DOOR OUTSIDE HANDLE REPLACEMENT

Fig. 13: View Of Front Side Door Outside Handle
Fig. 13: View Of Front Side Door Outside Handle

Front Side Door Outside Handle Replacement

Front Side Door Outside Handle Replacement

Front Side Door Outside Handle Replacement

FRONT SIDE DOOR OUTSIDE HANDLE BRACKET REPLACEMENT

Fig. 14: Front Side Door Outside Handle Bracket
Fig. 14: Front Side Door Outside Handle Bracket

Front Side Door Outside Handle Bracket Replacement

Front Side Door Outside Handle Bracket Replacement

Front Side Door Outside Handle Bracket Replacement

REAR SIDE DOOR OUTSIDE HANDLE BRACKET REPLACEMENT

Fig. 15: Rear Side Door Outside Handle Bracket
Fig. 15: Rear Side Door Outside Handle Bracket

Rear Side Door Outside Handle Bracket Replacement

Rear Side Door Outside Handle Bracket Replacement

Rear Side Door Outside Handle Bracket Replacement

LIFTGATE OUTSIDE HANDLE REPLACEMENT

Fig. 16: Liftgate Outside Handle
Fig. 16: Liftgate Outside Handle

Liftgate Outside Handle Replacement

Liftgate Outside Handle Replacement

LIFTGATE LATCH REPLACEMENT

Fig. 17: Liftgate Latch
Fig. 17: Liftgate Latch

Liftgate Latch Replacement

Liftgate Latch Replacement

Liftgate Latch Replacement

REAR SIDE DOOR OUTSIDE HANDLE REPLACEMENT

Fig. 18: View Of Front Side Door Outside Handle
Fig. 18: View Of Front Side Door Outside Handle

Rear Side Door Outside Handle Replacement

Rear Side Door Outside Handle Replacement

Rear Side Door Outside Handle Replacement

FRONT SIDE DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT

Fig. 19: Front Side Door Latch
Fig. 19: Front Side Door Latch

Front Side Door Latch Replacement

Front Side Door Latch Replacement

Front Side Door Latch Replacement

REAR SIDE DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT

Fig. 20: Rear Side Door Latch
Fig. 20: Rear Side Door Latch

Rear Side Door Latch Replacement

Rear Side Door Latch Replacement

Rear Side Door Latch Replacement

REAR SIDE DOOR LOCK CYLINDER OPENING COVER REPLACEMENT

Fig. 21: Rear Side Door Lock Cylinder Opening Cover
Fig. 21: Rear Side Door Lock Cylinder Opening Cover

Rear Side Door Lock Cylinder Opening Cover Replacement

Rear Side Door Lock Cylinder Opening Cover Replacement

FRONT SIDE DOOR LOCK CYLINDER BEZEL REPLACEMENT

Fig. 22: View Of Front Side Door Lock Cylinder Opening Cover
Fig. 22: View Of Front Side Door Lock Cylinder Opening Cover

Front Side Door Lock Cylinder Bezel Replacement

Front Side Door Lock Cylinder Bezel Replacement

FRONT SIDE DOOR LOCKING ROD REPLACEMENT

Fig. 23: Rear Side Door Locking Rod
Fig. 23: Rear Side Door Locking Rod

Front Side Door Locking Rod Replacement

Front Side Door Locking Rod Replacement

FRONT SIDE DOOR LOCK CYLINDER ROD REPLACEMENT

Fig. 24: Front Side Door Lock Cylinder Rod
Fig. 24: Front Side Door Lock Cylinder Rod

Front Side Door Lock Cylinder Rod Replacement

Front Side Door Lock Cylinder Rod Replacement

Front Side Door Lock Cylinder Rod Replacement

FRONT SIDE DOOR OUTSIDE HANDLE ROD ADJUSTMENT

Fig. 25: Rear Side Door Outside Handle Rod
Fig. 25: Rear Side Door Outside Handle Rod

Front Side Door Outside Handle Rod Adjustment

Front Side Door Outside Handle Rod Adjustment

Front Side Door Outside Handle Rod Adjustment

FRONT SIDE DOOR OUTSIDE HANDLE ROD REPLACEMENT

Fig. 26: Front Side Door Outside Handle Rod
Fig. 26: Front Side Door Outside Handle Rod

Front Side Door Outside Handle Rod Replacement

Front Side Door Outside Handle Rod Replacement

REAR SIDE DOOR LOCKING ROD REPLACEMENT

Fig. 27: Rear Side Door Locking Rod
Fig. 27: Rear Side Door Locking Rod

Rear Side Door Locking Rod Replacement

Rear Side Door Locking Rod Replacement

REAR SIDE DOOR LOCKING ROD BELLCRANK ROD REPLACEMENT

Fig. 28: Rear Side Door Locking Rod Bellcrank
Fig. 28: Rear Side Door Locking Rod Bellcrank

Rear Side Door Locking Rod Bellcrank Rod Replacement

Rear Side Door Locking Rod Bellcrank Rod Replacement

REAR SIDE DOOR OUTSIDE HANDLE ROD ADJUSTMENT

Fig. 29: Rear Side Door Outside Handle Rod
Fig. 29: Rear Side Door Outside Handle Rod

Rear Side Door Outside Handle Rod Adjustment

Rear Side Door Outside Handle Rod Adjustment

REAR SIDE DOOR OUTSIDE HANDLE ROD REPLACEMENT

Fig. 30: Rear Side Door Outside Handle Rod (Sedan)
Fig. 30: Rear Side Door Outside Handle Rod (Sedan)

Rear Side Door Outside Handle Rod Replacement

Rear Side Door Outside Handle Rod Replacement

FRONT SIDE DOOR LOCK STRIKER ADJUSTMENT

To determine if striker adjustment is required, proceed as follows:

Fig. 31: View Of Door Striker
Fig. 31: View Of Door Striker

  1. Ensure the door is properly aligned within the door opening before proceeding with the striker adjustment.
  2. Close the door onto the striker and note if the door drags on the striker causing the door to move upward or downward upon contact with the striker. Also note the closing effort to fully engage the lock.
  3. Using a grease pencil, mark around the striker for reference of the original position. Loosen the striker.
  4. Move the striker to eliminate drag on the striker and door lock and to achieve the proper door position within the door opening. Start with the up/down position, then position the striker to achieve proper alignment to the door opening. Set the in/out adjustment for the proper door seal engagement making sure the door closing efforts are correct.

CAUTION: Refer to Fastener Caution .

  1. Tighten the striker bolts. Tighten the front side door striker screws to 22 N.m (16 lb ft).

FRONT SIDE DOOR LOCK STRIKER REPLACEMENT

Fig. 32: Front Side Door Lock Striker
Fig. 32: Front Side Door Lock Striker

Front Side Door Lock Striker Replacement

Front Side Door Lock Striker Replacement

Front Side Door Lock Striker Replacement

LIFTGATE LATCH STRIKER REPLACEMENT

Fig. 33: Liftgate Latch Striker
Fig. 33: Liftgate Latch Striker

Liftgate Latch Striker Replacement

Liftgate Latch Striker Replacement

Liftgate Latch Striker Replacement

REAR SIDE DOOR LOCK STRIKER ADJUSTMENT

To determine if striker adjustment is required, proceed as follows:

Fig. 34: View Of Door Striker
Fig. 34: View Of Door Striker

  1. Ensure the door is properly aligned within the door opening before proceeding with the striker adjustment.
  2. Close the door onto the striker and note if the door drags on the striker causing the door to move upward or downward upon contact with the striker. Also note the closing effort to fully engage the lock.
  3. Using a grease pencil, mark around the striker for reference of the original position. Loosen the striker.
  4. Move the striker to eliminate drag on the striker and door lock and to achieve the proper door position within the door opening. Start with the up/down position, then position the striker to achieve proper alignment to the door opening. Set the in/out adjustment for the proper door seal engagement making sure the door closing efforts are correct.

CAUTION: Refer to Fastener Caution

  1. Tighten the striker bolts. Tighten the rear side door striker bolts to 22 N.m (16 lb ft).

REAR SIDE DOOR LOCK STRIKER REPLACEMENT

Fig. 35: Rear Side Door Lock Striker
Fig. 35: Rear Side Door Lock Striker

Rear Side Door Lock Striker Replacement

Rear Side Door Lock Striker Replacement

Rear Side Door Lock Striker Replacement

LIFTGATE RELEASE SWITCH REPLACEMENT

Fig. 36: Liftgate Release Switch
Fig. 36: Liftgate Release Switch

Liftgate Release Switch Replacement

Liftgate Release Switch Replacement

DOOR LOCK SWITCH REPLACEMENT - DRIVER SIDE (ENCORE)

Fig. 37: Door Lock Switch - Driver Side
Fig. 37: Door Lock Switch - Driver Side

Door Lock Switch Replacement - Driver Side (Encore)

Door Lock Switch Replacement - Driver Side (Encore)

DOOR LOCK SWITCH REPLACEMENT - DRIVER SIDE (Encore)

Fig. 38: Door Lock Switch - Driver Side
Fig. 38: Door Lock Switch - Driver Side

Door Lock Switch Replacement - Driver Side (Encore)

Door Lock Switch Replacement - Driver Side (Encore)

DOOR LOCK SWITCH REPLACEMENT - PASSENGER FRONT (ENCORE)

Fig. 39: Door Lock Switch - Passenger Front
Fig. 39: Door Lock Switch - Passenger Front

Door Lock Switch Replacement - Passenger Front (Encore)

Door Lock Switch Replacement - Passenger Front (Encore)

DOOR LOCK SWITCH REPLACEMENT - PASSENGER FRONT (Encore)

Fig. 40: Door Lock Switch - Passenger Front
Fig. 40: Door Lock Switch - Passenger Front

Door Lock Switch Replacement - Passenger Front (Encore)

Door Lock Switch Replacement - Passenger Front (Encore)

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