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#6: 10-04-2012, 10:30 PM
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Originally Posted by spc2125 View Post
But so your saying that this is a temporary fix because it cant handle a tremendous load?

No. I actually broke my driver's one in a similar fashion a couple years ago. Fixed it the same way and it still works.

All of the load of lifting the handle to release the latch mechanism passes through a plastic arm about 1/4" square. Mine now passes through a piece of steel (a washer). It should be stronger the original.

The reference to non-load bearing is just at that one step where the broken arm is still unsupported.