Question about 2007 Honda CR-V
Need to remove panel without damage to reach door lock activator
Feel around the edges for any retaining screws of plastic retainers. If none found then simply tug briskly on the panel and it should pop off.
Posted on Oct 30, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
On the inside trim, you can remove screws (these screws may be covered by filler pieces or may be visible, or they may require you pry a plastic piece off that covers the screws) that are by the door handle, arm rest, under door and side of door and then gently pull back on the panel as there will also be retaining clips attached and you don't want to break them. You'll need to lift the door panel upwards in order to get it off the window ledge. Then you'll need to manipulate the panel and disconnect the door handle linkage from the door handle and disconnect the wiring for your controls. Then you need to pull back the weather seal and then you can access the bolts securing the outer handle
Posted on Nov 05, 2009
Assuming the door will open, look for screws in the grip openings in the armrests (some may be concealed behind plastic plugs which your carefully pry out.
The bulk of the panell attachment is by means of plastic mushrooms which snap into sockets in the body of the door. These mushrooms remain attached to the door panell.
There will also be actuator rods clipped to the interior release and lock, carefully unclip these while minding their position for reassembly.
Your are likely facing replacement of a lock servo
Posted on Jun 16, 2009
SOURCE: Door panel removal
You'll need to remove screws that are by the door handle, arm rest, under door and side of door and then gently pull back on the panel as there will also be retaining clips attached and you don't want to break them. If needed, you can pull back the weather seal (can't reuse it, but it's not that important) and you will be able to access everything inside the door
Posted on Aug 14, 2009
Some of these can be a pain. We all need small hands to work in some places.
Here is the list in the manual.
Front Door Outer Handle Replacement
NOTE: Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Remove the bolt, then remove the center lower channel (A) with the center lower glass run channel (B) by pulling it downward.
Remove the screw, and release the hook (A), then remove the lock rod protector (B) by detaching the clip (C).
Disconnect the outer handle rod (A) and cylinder rod (B).
Release the retainer clip (A) with a hook- shaped tool. Remove the lock cylinder (B).
Remove the screw, then separate the lock cylinder (A) and cylinder switch (B).
Disconnect the cylinder switch connector (A), and detach the harness clips (B), and remove the cylinder switch harness (C).
Remove the maintenance seal (A), and remove the bolt, then remove the cylinder protector (B).
Remove the bolt, then remove the spacer (A).
Hope you get it done!
Posted on Nov 30, 2010
Electronic Chassis Control Module remote door lock module located in the drivers door. Black about the size of a pack of cigarettes.
Posted on Feb 15, 2012
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