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How to Install a Chrome Door Handle or Handle Cover

How to Install a Chrome Door Handle or Handle Cover on Your Car, Truck, or SUV

Chrome door handles can transform the look of your vehicle and catch the eyes of every driver on the road. Whether you're interested in chrome tailgate handle covers or chrome door handle covers, these accessories add a touch of elegance to your ride. In this guide, we'll show you how to easily install chrome door handles or handle covers.

Chrome Door Handle Installation Steps

Installing a chrome door handle is simpler than you might think. We'll walk you through the process using Putco door handle covers as an example:

  1. Clean the stock handle thoroughly.
  2. Apply the supplied promoter compound to ensure a strong bond.
  3. Peel off the backing from the pre-applied 3M adhesive on the cover.
  4. Press the cover firmly into place, ensuring it adheres correctly.
  5. Step back and admire your upgraded and stylish chrome door handle.

Following these steps will give your vehicle's door handles a custom and eye-catching appearance.

Finding the Right Fit

When selecting chrome door handles or handle covers, make sure they are compatible with your vehicle's make and model. Whether you drive a sedan, SUV, or truck, there are options available to enhance the look of your ride.


Enhancing your vehicle's appearance with chrome door handles is an affordable and straightforward upgrade. Follow the installation steps provided in this guide, and you'll have a set of eye-catching chrome door handles that will make your car, truck, or SUV stand out on the road.