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How to replace front driver door hinge check strap

When opening, driver door no longer stops at second resting point but opens at approx 90 degrees such that edge of front guard is now denting outside door panel about 2 inches in from front edge. The check strap (horizontal lever near top of door and 3 inches below upper hinge) is no longer connected to any anchor point inside the door. Is it possible to access inner door, by removing inside door panel and replace check strap / anchor point without having to take car to a Peugeot dealer and pay expensive workshop fees?

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A lot of door check straps only use a rolled spring pin. If this is broken and you can remove the door trim it will be fixable mostly.

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Their are 2 screws on the side of the door, as well as their is a screw on the control panel under the little mat, all those have to go befor u try anything else

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should be screws behind rear door handle u have to take cover of screws will be behind u also need to remove the winder 4 window if manual and not electric the panel itself will be held on with poppers just grab bottom of panel and pull hard then work yuor way up sides once you have unclicked poppers from bottom and side of panel grab panel and push upwards as most weather strips are attached to the panel .

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