Door Panel Removal/Installation


Special Tools Required

Trim pad remover, Snap-on # A 177 or equivalent, commercially available.

  1. Remove the inner handle (A). Take care not to scratch the door panel.
  1. Pry out on the upper portion of the cover (B) to release the hooks (C and D), then remove the cover.
  2. Remove the screws.
  3. Pull the inner handle forward and out half-way to release the hook (E).
  4. Disconnect the inner handle rod (F) and power door lock switch connector (G) (driver's for some models).

Fastener Locations

: Screw, 2

  1. Remove the switch panel (A).
  1. Using a flat-tip screwdriver wrapped with protective tape, pry the cap (B), then remove the screw (C).
  2. Pry out the panel or pocket to release the clips (D).
  3. Release the clip (E) by pulling the cover or pocket forward.
  4. Disconnect the power window switch connector (F).

Fastener Locations

C : Screw, 1D : Clip, 2 or 1G : Screw, 2

Power window model:

  1. Remove the screws (G) securing the door panel.