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Driver's door panel removal

The window on the driver's side has fallen into the door. I need to remove the door panel to see what broke - how do I remove the door panel?

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Usually there are two screws in the armrest and one at the door opener trim. The perimeter is held on by push in clips that usually can be popped out just by pulling. (any that break are very inexpensive to replace). Panel releases from window edge by striking with the heel of your hand inward & upward (fits over a lip)
If you have any difficulty, check for hidden screws...they love doing stuff like that to drive people crazy..

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Section 01-05: Trim, Interior 1998 Villager Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Trim Panel(s), Door Front
Removal
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301) if equipped with power locks or power windows.
  1. swv~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Use care when removing the front door inside handle escutcheon (22620). Failure to do so can result in damage to the component.
    Carefully pry off the front door inside handle escutcheon by inserting a standard 1/4 inch screwdriver between the top rear portion of the front door inside handle escutcheon and the front door trim panel (23942) .




  1. If equipped with manual windows, slip a clean shop rag between the window regulator handle (23342) and the front door trim panel .
  1. Pull the shop rag back and forth to release the window regulator handle clip.




  1. Remove the three cover caps and front door trim panel screws.
  1. Remove the one front door trim panel capped screws from the door pull handle.
  1. If equipped with power windows, remove the door pull handle. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
  1. Slide a flat-bladed tool behind each of the retainers and twist the tool to disengage the front door trim panel from the front door (20124) .
  1. Remove the front door trim panel.
Installation
To install, reverse the removal procedure.
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Window Regulator, Power Front Door
Removal
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301) .
  1. Remove the front door window glass (21410) . Refer to the front door window glass removal procedure in this section.
  1. Remove the two front door brace bolts and the front door brace.


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  1. Disconnect the front window regulator electric drive electrical connector.
  1. Remove the four front door window glass regulator track bolts.

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  1. Remove the three front window regulator electric drive bolts.
  1. Remove the front door window glass regulator track and the front window regulator electric drive (23394) as an assembly through the opening in the front door (20124) .
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  1. Install the front door window glass regulator track and the front window regulator electric drive as an assembly through the opening in the front door .
  1. Install the three front window regulator electric drive bolts. Tighten the front window regulator electric drive bolts securely.
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