How do you remove the door lock rod clip retaining on a 1999 Chevy Prizm?

remove screw on inside door handle ,pull door handle; with rod still attached; out slightly from door. you will see on end of roda white nylon clip where it attaches to the handle. unsnap the clip from rod by pivoting the clip to the side of the rod. itsnaps on and off of the rod. then lift rod end up and out of the clip still in the door handle.