Subaru Door Handle Buyer's Guide

If your Subaru’s door handle needs attention, it can be pretty hard to figure out where to start. You have quite a few decisions to make, including whether to get an OEM or aftermarket replacement door handle, how to replace the door handle, and more. This buyer’s guide has all the information you need.

Should I Repair or Replace My Subaru’s Door Handle?

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As a Subaru owner with a broken door handle, you have two options:

  1. Repair or upgrade the faulty part(s) within the door handle assembly
  2. Replace the whole door handle assembly

Which option is better for you? It depends on several factors, including:

  • What is broken
  • Your level of expertise

This guide covers both options in more detail and will help you decide which one is better for you: Should I Repair or Replace My Subaru’s Door Handle?

Which Type of Subaru Door Handle Should I Buy: OEM or Aftermarket?

If you’re wondering if you should get aftermarket door handle instead of an OEM one, our answer is a resounding no. The door handles on your car are used all the time, so quality should be your number one priority when shopping for a replacement handle. OEM door handles come out on top when it comes to quality, cost, aesthetics, and more.

This article goes into more detail about why OEM is the better, safer, and more affordable option: Which Type of Subaru Door Handle Should You Buy: OEM or Aftermarket?

How do I Replace a Subaru Door Handle?

The proper way to replace a broken door handle on a Subaru is outlined in this tutorial: How to Replace a Subaru Door Handle

The replacement process basically involves removing the door panel, removing the handle, and then installing the new handle.

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