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Removing door panel from a 2004 toyota highlander

The driver side rear window has come off the track. I was able to hold the window up and roll the track up to meet it and hold the window in the up possition but when you roll is down it comes back off. I am good with my hands and working on cars however most of my exp is with older model chevys etc... I have removed many door panels and put a lot of windows back on track over the years but when I looked at the door panel I only saw one place (in the handle unit) that has a little cover plate and screw. what else is holding the panel in place? How do I remove it without damage to the window or panel?

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There is a spring clip that holds your window crank on. Your best bet is to get a window crank remover. You can get one at most automotive parts stores. They're only a couple of bucks. You shove it in behind the crank, and then turn the crank, and it'll pop the clip off. When you re-install it, put the clip on the handle, line it up where you want it to be when the window is closed, and give it a bang with your hand. It should pop back on.
The arm rest will most likely be held with a couple of large philip's head screws. They are usually on the bottom side of the arm rest, sometimes the top, sometimes hidden by nylon plugs. Some vehicles only have one screw, and then you slide the arm rest forward to remove it.
I'm sure you'll figure it out once you start looking. Good luck!

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There is a cotter pin in the window crank, a pair of needle nosed pliers should be able to grab it

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