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How to remove rear interior door panel

I have a 2003 4runner limited and need to acess the interior of the rear drivers side door to repair the door hinge but I'm not sure how to remove the door panel.

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There should be clips on the side holding the door panel, and after you rmeove clips gently by the side, you can actually access screws holding the whole door panel unit attached to the door chassis. This way you should be able to access hinge and window meachnism of the whole door panel.

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There is a screw under a cover just behind the door handle.
There is another screw in the door pull. remove the cup.
After you have those out. start at the bottom and pry outward. Once you have the panel clips pryed off lift up and unhook it from the window track. After that reach behind the panel and unplug the window switch from the panel.

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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