Front door exterior handle of Fiat Punto

Removal

1 Ensure that the door window glass is in the fully closed position.
2 Remove the door inner trim panel and sealing sheet.
3 Drill out the four pop rivets securing the anti-theft partition to the door panel (see illustration). Manipulate the partition out through the door panel aperture.



Drill out the pop rivets securing the anti-theft partition to the front door panel



Unbolt and remove the lock shield from the rear of the door handle


4 Working inside the door space, unbolt and remove the lock shield from the rear of the door handle (see illustration).
5 Detach the link rod from the door lock mechanism, then lift the handle assembly the door.

Refitting

6 Locate the handle in position and connect the link rod to the door lock mechanism.
7 Place the lock shield in position then refit and securely tighten the handle retaining bolts
8 Refit the anti-theft partition and secure with new pop rivets (see illustration).



Refit the anti-theft partition and secure with new pop rivets


9 Refit the door inner trim panel and sealing sheet.

Front door lock cylinder of Fiat Punto

Removal

10-11 Detach the lock cylinder link rod from the door lock mechanism.
12 Working inside the door space, release the metal retaining clip from the rear of the cylinder using a pair of pliers. Extract the lock cylinder from the door (see illustrations).



Extract the retaining clip (arrowed) from the rear of the front door lock cylinder...



… then remove the cylinder from the door


Refitting

13 Locate the lock cylinder in the door and secure with the retaining clip.
14 Connect the lock cylinder link rod to the door lock mechanism.
15 Refit the anti-theft partition and secure with new pop rivets.
16 Refit the door Inner trim panel and sealing sheet.

Front door interior handle of Fiat Punto

Removal

17 Remove the door inner trim panel and sealing sheet.
18 Undo the three retaining screws and withdraw the handle from the door (see illustration).



Undo the retaining screws and withdraw the interior handle from the door


19 Detach the lock mechanism link rod from the handle lever and remove the handle (see illustration).



Detach the lock mechanism link rod and remove the handle


Refitting

20 Refitting is a reversal of removal. Refit the door inner trim panel and sealing sheet.

Front door lock mechanism of Fiat Punto

Removal

21-22 Detach the lock mechanism link rod from the Interior handle lever, then release the rod from the guide clip.
23 Detach the lock cylinder link rod from the door lock mechanism.
24 Disconnect the central locking wiring connectors from the base of the lock motor.
25 At the trailing edge of the door, remove the three screws that secure the lock mechanism to the door (see illustration).



Undo the three screws (arrowed) securing the lock mechanism to the door


26 Manoeuvre the lock mechanism, complete with locking knob link rod out through the door aperture (see illustration).



Manoeuvre the lock mechanism and locking knob link rod out through the door aperture


Refitting

27 Refitting is a reversal of removal. On completion, refit the anti-theft partition and secure with new pop rivets, then refit the door inner trim panel and sealing sheet.

Rear door exterior handle of Fiat Punto

Removal

28 Ensure that the door window glass is in the fully closed position.
29 Remove the door Inner trim panel and sealing sheet.
30 Drill out the two pop rivets securing the anti-theft partition to the door panel (see illustration). Manipulate the partition out through the door panel aperture.



Drill out the pop rivets securing the anti-theft partition to the rear door panel


31 Working inside the door space, undo the two exterior handle retaining bolts and withdraw the handle from the door (see illustration).



Undo the two exterior handle retaining bolts (arrowed) and withdraw the handle from the door


Refitting

32 Locate the handle in position and secure with the two retaining bolts.
33 Refit the anti-theft partition and secure with new pop rivets (see illustration).



Refit the anti-theft partition and secure with new pop rivets


34 Refit the door inner trim panel and sealing sheet.

Rear door interior handle of Fiat Punto

Removal

35 Remove the door inner trim panel and sealing sheet.
36 Undo the two retaining screws and withdraw the handle from the door (see illustration).



Undo the two retaining screws (arrowed) and withdraw the rear door interior handle


37 Detach the lock mechanism link rod from the handle lever and remove the handle.

Refitting

38 Refitting is a reversal of removal. Refit door inner trim panel and sealing sheet.

Rear door lock mechanism of Fiat Punto

Removal

39-40 Undo the two retaining bolts and remove the window glass lower rear guide channel (see illustrations).



Undo the two retaining bolts (arrowed)...



... and remove the window glass lower rear guide channel


41 Detach the lock mechanism link rod front the interior handle lever, then release the rod from the guide clip.
42 Similarly detach the locking knob link rod from the bellcrank, then release the rod from the guide clip.
43 Disconnect the central locking wiring connectors from the base of the lock motor of Fiat Punto.
44 At the trailing edge of the door, remove the three screws that secure the lock mechanism to the door (see illustration).



Undo the three screws (arrowed) securing the rear door lock mechanism to the door


45 Manoeuvre the lock mechanism complete with link rods, out through the aperture (see illustration).



Manoeuvre the lock mechanism with link rods out through the door aperture


Refitting

46 Refitting is a reversal of removal completion, refit the anti-theft partition secure with new pop rivets, then refit the door inner trim panel and sealing sheet.