I need to take the driver side door panel off....found the screws at the bottom...and I think it pops straight up but I know there is another one somewhere around the middle...can you tell me the best way to get it off...don't want to break something...Thanks Craig
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Re: 2003 escalade door panel
Yes check the middle of the door its attached by a screw some place look for little trap doors and unscrew and or take out motor unit from back to forward too/ Please rate my response Thaank you very much
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there will be screws at various places around edge of door panel and in the door handle trim etc then when all out carefully pull trim away from door starting at bottom edge aand work way up each side ,when it is loose in your hands lift the panel straight up out of the door window trim
They use push pops. They are the tight ones and will mostly need to be replaced if you take the panel off. They will break. I think there is a couple of screws in there as well. Check the bottom of the panel for screws. Then pry on it will a pry bar or standard screw driver.
There is two screws in the door pull, may be some along bottom. If you don't have a door panel tool, you can use a 2" scraper to go under the panel and pop out the fasteners.After you have them all loose,lift straight up and away with the door panel.
i am not familiar with this exact problem but most cars have a combination of screws and plastic push fasteners. look in the area of the door handle and see if there are screws usually they will be in the area where your hand grips the door. some times there are screws on the panel at the bottom of the door. i have found those screws by actually laying down and looking up at the bottom of the door panel. once you think you have removed all the screws try lifting up on the door panel. sometimes they have hooks on the back that will disengage as you lift the door panel. if the panel does not lift try using a wide putty knife around the edge of the door gently lifting with increasing pressure to remove teh push type fasteners. you can also get a special tool that is shaped like a spoon with a slot down the middle so you can lift on either side of the fastener. good luck hope this helps
how to remove door panel on a 97 expedition, pull up on master window switch bezel careful clips break easily and unplug the connectors, remove triangle trim piece top right side of panel pull out then up, screw behind it remove it, remove red lense plastic piece on bottom of door small screw driver careful breaks easily screw behind it remove it, remove bezel around door handle turn it to get off handle screw behnd it remove it, pull straight up on door handle gently then hard if needed, after it is loose from door remove light bulb socket from behind door panel turn it, unplug power window switch.
thats it reverse to put back on
1. Remove 2 small screws at bottom of the door panel (6mm) 2. Remove small black cover from inset for door handle (pry it out carefully with a small flat head screw driver or panel removal tool) and remove bolt behind it (8mm) 3. Pop window/door lock control panel out with the same flat head screw driver and disconnect all connectors. Remove small screw from behind it (6mm) 4. Lift straight up on door panel and then tilt toward you. 5. Disconnect mirror control connector. 6. Squeeze two tabs on the door latch assembly and it can be removed along with the cable. DONE.
pop out the manual door lock slider and remove the screw behind it, Pop out the triangle trim piece at the front of the window frame. Remove the screw located at the front of the armrest behind the pull handle. Remove the trim piece behind the door release handle. Then slide the door up....and all will become clear to you.
There are 2 screws holding the window switches to the door and 2 screws for the door panel, one is in the pull handle, the other behind the window switches. Remove these screws and using a trim remover(hopefully) work around the sides and bottom of the door to pop the plastic retainers out of the door, push in at the top of the door panel and push up from the bottom to release the top retainer.
There is more to changing the motor than you may think. Steel cover has to be popped off and reused, so be careful.
Thier is a Metal panel behind the door panel.
Both need to be removed
Yes. If your window has fallen down and will not roll up. 99% Chance you car is suffering the Infamous VW plastic clip.
The door panel comes off With a T-10 torx or a Hex (Allen) wrench that will fit and A large Philips Screw Driver..
Remove the Plastic cover on the inside Door handle. And the Screw or Screw along the Bottom of the door panel. Then remove the screws that hold the handle the the door. They are located behind the Plastic plate you removed with a tiny screw driver earlier... Be careful not the mark up the cover whaytprying it up. It is best to pry from underneath. Where marks if made can not be seen
After the screws are out 4 I believe. The Use of a CLip tool ir best. For getting behind the panel to pop it off. A screw driver will work.
After all the clips are released. Pull the light at the bottom of the panel down and out. Disconnect it ur push it back thought the hole it came from..
Now you need a 10mm socket, or wrench to remove the 12 bolts that hold the metal plate to the Door. Remove all the 10mm bolts, If the widow has not already fallen in the door. It should be released. By removing the Black 2" plugs. THe loosen the bolts that clamp the window the the arms. DO NOT LOOSEN THEM ALL the way, . Disconect the all the wiring.. THe Door lock cable,can be a pain. I think it pulls down,. Next remove the Metal plate. that is the regulator.
Remove the light cover at bottom of the door and pull out the screw pry up the black switch panel and remove the screw from behind that. pry off the black plastic triangle pcs at the front of the door above the arm rest , then lift straight up on the panel ( unplug window and locks) and light wiring at bottom after lifting door panel