2016 Tahoe front drivers door handle removal

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Hello all. I need help removing the door handle on my 16 Tahoe Drivers door. Instead of removing a plug and having access to an internal screw directly to the handle, there is a screw and washer in place and then a nut stuck into something rubber. Need help please
 

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Hello all. I need help removing the door handle on my 16 Tahoe Drivers door. Instead of removing a plug and having access to an internal screw directly to the handle, there is a screw and washer in place and then a nut stuck into something rubber. Need help please
might have some kind of jimmy jammer device installed, on mine there is just a rubber cap right there, look inside behind the back and take a better look
 

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Yes I took the whole inside panel off and still couldn’t get to that screw.
you need to look in there from the inside of the door with a flashlight and see what is going on or what else needs to come out from the inside, whatever that is I don't think it is part of the handle, but could be depending on the trim level.
 
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you need to look in there from the inside of the door with a flashlight and see what is going on or what else needs to come out from the inside, whatever that is I don't think it is part of the handle, but could be depending on the trim level.
Yes I took the door panel off and looked in there with a flashlight. I could visualize the back of the handle and key mechanism. To the left of that was the rubber, banded or strip piece that looked to be the culprit but no way to move it. I tried to slide to the side or push back but it was fairly rigid with a slight flex.
 
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Did you look for a YouTube how to
Watched a ton of YouTube videos and of course all of them had the the rubber hole plug that you pull out and have access to the screw like every door except the one I need to fix.
 

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Yes I took the door panel off and looked in there with a flashlight. I could visualize the back of the handle and key mechanism. To the left of that was the rubber, banded or strip piece that looked to be the culprit but no way to move it. I tried to slide to the side or push back but it was fairly rigid with a slight flex.
can you post a picture of it? from the inside
 

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