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Removing the rear door panel on a 2002 ford taurus

I need to take the rear door panel off (driver's side) to try to push a dent out myself from the inside. How do I do this? It looks as if there are three screws that I remove, and then what? Just pull? Any helpful advice is welcome.

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There isn't a diagram to show you EXACTLY where each fastner is but this tool pictured below will help you remove the trim panel from the door. Go slow and try to get right under the plastic fastner.

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Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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SOURCE: How do you remove the inner door panel on the rear

carefully pry off door handle bezel from around door handle,thenpry out the front edge of armrest control plate and disconnect.then remove the lower trim panel retaining screws there will be one also up behind where control panel was.then grab trim panel at the switch opening and pull it up and out. hope the helps you.

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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SOURCE: How remove the door panel?

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

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There is a triangular piece, at top corner, covering a screw behind the mirror. Remove that screw. Remove the piece that covers the handle and remove the screw holding the handle to the door. Look through, where door handle was and remove another screw just above where the handle was. This screw is holding the panel to the actual door. Pop the cover off for the automatic door locks and disconnect them. Lift the panel in an upward direction.

Posted on Nov 14, 2009

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Here's how I repaired mine. Go inside and remove the plastic 2" square plastic cover. By pushing on the lever inside this area, the latch will release. Push on the door at the same time, when the latch is pushed. With the door open, remove all four screws from the plastic panel. Now pry carefully the big plastic panel off the door. There are plastic snaps holding this on, all around the edges. Now there is another metal cover over the latch mechanism under this panel. Remove this. You now can see into the latch area and put the handle back into the slot where it came out of. You'll see that the ends of the handle can be put back on the round bar, but to hold them in place, I attached 2 nylon ties on one end. You can also purchase a metal push on retainer from the local hardware store. Mine has been repaired for 8 months and had no trouble. Ford used no retainer on these handles and after prolonged use, they bend and the handle can be pulled off. A twenty minute job. Your wife can even do it.
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Section 01-09: Mirrors, Rear View 1999 Taurus/Sable Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Procedure revision date: 06/25/1998 Mirror, Power-Outside Rear View Removal
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