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Driver door; removal of interior panel (VW Eurovan 2002)

I would like to be able to replace a simple part but it requires taking the interior door panel off.

I would like to be able to replace the part that regulates the swing of the door which is between the two hinges the door swings on and right below the goose neck sleeve that carries the electrical lines from the car to the door. There are two (2) rather large Torx fasteners on either edge of the door...do I have to remove those? It seems like such an easy thing to replace, once I am able to remove the interior panel to put in the replacement piece.

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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 doo

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