here is a link that may help you: http://www.ehow.com/how_7619739_repl...-actuator.html
They are a little tricky to get the rods back on, but they aren't hard. Use a small mirror to look into the door with a flashlight so that you can see how it all lines up before you go messing with it. I wouldn't be scared to tackle it. I don't trust people touching my stuff. you have to learn sometime! Good luck.