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Hi, I started replacing my driver's door handle (04 Murano) and some how lost the screw that holds the handle frame to the door. It has a thin flat head (almost the size of a dime) and is under a plastic cover at the small end of the door handle. If anyone knows where to get one, or even has one laying around would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

P.S.- Will gladly pay for bolt and shipping.
 

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That's a pain, but you can work without an exact fit. Pull the frame on the other side to get one as a sample, go to ACE hardware and match it.
 

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I'm not clear on that that means.

Is this a bolt or a screw? When I pulled the door panels on my 07, most of the fasteners where space was limited were screws.
 

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I'm not clear on that that means.

Is this a bolt or a screw? When I pulled the door panels on my 07, most of the fasteners where space was limited were screws.
It's a bolt, the one that is right under the left side of the door handle (it's flush with the outer door and screws into the door handle bracket). I looked online and I think what it's called is an elevator bolt, a thin flat-head.
 

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Elevator bolt! Yes, I see - a quick Google search gives me the exact look.

Worst case, perhaps you could go to a Nissan dealer?
 

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Elevator bolt! Yes, I see - a quick Google search gives me the exact look.

Worst case, perhaps you could go to a Nissan dealer?
My Nissan dealer was the first place I went and I would have to buy the whole inside bracket (no one is even sure if the bolt comes with it either). I'm still checking wreckers but Muranos hardly come in, lol.
 

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Evidently those elevator bolts were designed to hold together canvas conveyor belts in agricultural applications. No wonder they're often tapered.

If worst comes to worst, could you get a standard bolt, grind much of the head off and cut a slot across it with a Dremel tool? Might still be hard to get the head thin enough.
 

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Evidently those elevator bolts were designed to hold together canvas conveyor belts in agricultural applications. No wonder they're often tapered.

If worst comes to worst, could you get a standard bolt, grind much of the head off and cut a slot across it with a Dremel tool? Might still be hard to get the head thin enough.
The only thing though is I don't think there is a standard bolt with a wide enough head on it.
 

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That means either a washer - or finding an unusual bolt.

Or maybe using an elevator bolt and running a die over it to make it the right diameter?
 
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