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Procedure to remove drivers side door panel on 1998 ford windstar

Door handle is preventing removal of door panel

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SOURCE: Door handle on 1998 Ford Ranger

Remove the door panel and on the inside of the door is a clip or a couple of nuts you'll need to remove. The door handle will fall out.

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SOURCE: How do remove drivers side door panel

First you need to remove the door handle and window crank by pushing back the ring and releasing the handles. Also the arm rest will have screws into the steel door frame that must be removed. The panel itself has plastic snaps that are pushed into holes in the doors steel frame. The trick is to slide a pry bar or even two is better, one on ether side of the clip and force the pin out. You need to be patent and do one at a time. The door panels are made of a less than hard strong material and will brake apart easily especially if they are older. The clips go all the way around the lower three sides and the top will lift off the sill.

Posted on May 07, 2009

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SOURCE: 2003 ford windstar rear door will not open

Try getting lube down into the handle and into the latch from inside the back seat area of the car.. You will have to use straw.. If that dosent work try just popping top of inside door panel loose. You should be able to get your arm down in from there..

Posted on Jul 04, 2009

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SOURCE: how to remove front driver side door panel (2000 ford expedition)

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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SOURCE: front door panel removal

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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Need to put passenger miror on. i need help to show me how to take the door panel off.


Section 01-05: Trim, Interior 1998 Windstar Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Procedure revision date: 01/22/1999 Trim Panel, Door Front
Removal
  1. Remove door latch cover by prying from top edge and pulling trim free of retaining clips and sliding trim away from latch.
  1. Remove portion of armrest containing door lock switch and window regulator control switch (14529) by pulling straight up.
  1. Remove rear view outside mirror mounting hole cover assembly by prying at top and pulling upward to release double-sided clip.


    Trim Panel


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    Item Part Number Description 1 23942 Front Door Trim Panel 2 56908-S58 Screw (1 Req'd), Right Door 56906-S58 Screw (1 Req'd), Left Door 3 18B978 Radio Speaker Grille Name Plate 4 56911-S58 Screw (1 Req'd) 5 17D720 Cover Assembly Rear View Outside Mirror Mounting Hole
  1. Remove screw attaching front door trim panel (23942) to front door (20124) under switch plate.
  1. Remove two screws located at bottom of front door trim panel.
  1. Disconnect the door lock switch (14028) and window regulator control switch electrical connectors.
  1. Remove door window regulator handle if equipped by unsnapping and pivoting away the handle cover from base to expose retaining screw. Remove screw from the door window regulator handle.
  1. Pull front door trim panel from the top to release hooks from front door .
  1. Remove front door trim panel.
Installation
  1. Replace any bent or damaged fasteners.
  1. Follow removal procedure in reverse order.
Body Side
Removal
  1. Remove door handle retaining clip by sliding a shop towel between handle and door trim. With tension on the cloth, pull one end of the cloth so it slides between the handle and the door trim. If handle does not come out, reverse direction.
  1. Unfasten 13 christmas tree fasteners using double-acting spring-loaded trim removal tool and pull body side trim panel from body side door.
  1. Remove forward and rearward mating sections from under window trim.
Installation
  1. Replace all christmas tree fasteners.
  1. Follow removal procedure in reverse order.
  1. For installation of handle, install clip to handle, then push handle onto shaft to snap in place.


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Back
Removal
  1. Disconnect rear window defroster wires.
  1. Remove the liftgate window garnish moulding as described.
  1. Remove screws attaching liftgate handle to liftgate and liftgate inside trim panel.
  1. Using Rotunda Windshield and Moulding Trim Removal Kit 107-R0401 or equivalent, pry pushpins retaining liftgate trim from the liftgate.
  1. Remove liftgate trim.
Installation
  1. Follow removal procedure in reverse order.


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Mar 07, 2011 | 1998 Ford Windstar

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How do I remove the side sliding door from a 1998 Ford Windstar?


To prevent damage to the vehicle, two people should perform this procedure.

  1. Remove the interior trim panel.

  2. Remove the bolt attaching the lower guide bracket and roller.

  3. Remove the bolt attaching upper guide bracket and roller.

  4. Remove the guide bracket and roller from the door.

  5. Remove the hinge from the door.

  6. Remove the door from the vehicle.

To install:

  1. Position the door on the vehicle.

  2. Install the hinge from the door.

  3. Install the guide bracket and roller on the door.

  4. Install the bolt attaching upper guide bracket and roller.

  5. Install the bolt attaching the lower guide bracket and roller.

  6. Tighten bolts to 89-124 inch lbs. (10-14 Nm).

  7. Install the interior trim panel.

Oct 22, 2010 | Ford Windstar Cars & Trucks

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How do you remove the front door panel on a 98 ford winstar?


remove the screws which are usually located in the arm rest.door handle and then with a flat tip go around the outside of the panel gently prying it will pop off. Hope this helped tim

Sep 25, 2010 | 1998 Ford Windstar

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How to remove right front panel on 2000 ford


This is for the front passenger side door panel from a 1999 Ford Expedition. The driver's side door should be the same, except for the mirror switch which needs to be unplugged. The 1998 *might* be the same, I don't know, but this should be helpful to someone.

Use a flat blade screwdriver or other suitable tool to pry out on the top of the triangular plastic panel on the top front of the door panel. The plastic holder should pull out of the door. Now pry up on both sides of the triangular panel and pull it loose. Remove the philips head screw you find under this panel. Pull the door latch handle, pry out the insert where the handle goes through, and remove the bolt that holds the door handle in place. Remove the door handle. Pry up on the ends of the door switch panel to remove it. Unplug the cables by pushing in on the lock tab on the side of the plug and pulling out. Remove the philips head screw accessible through the switch panel hole. Insert a flat blade screwdriver into the slot at the bottom of the courtesy light lens and pry up and out to remove the lens. Remove the philips head screw behind this lens. Pull up on the door panel to remove it. Be careful of the courtesy light when removing the panel - give the light a quarter turn counter-clockwise from the rear to remove it from the door panel.

Its possible that this GUIDE can helpfull as reference.

Hope this help.

Apr 22, 2010 | 2000 Ford Expedition

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Need to pull the panel off driver side door of 2004 ford f150


SECTION 501-01: Body System — Interior 2004 F-150 Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Procedure revision date: 02/17/2004 Front Door Trim Panel adobe.gif Printable View (229 KB) Removal and Installation
NOTE: LH side is shown. RH side is similar.
  1. Remove the front door speaker. Refer to Section 415-00.
  1. If equipped, remove the window regulator handle.
    1. Separate the handle cover from the handle.
    1. Remove the screw.
    1. Remove the window regulator handle.
    1. Remove the spacer.
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  1. Remove the parts in the order indicated in the following table.

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    Item Part Number Description 1 224A60 Cover plate 2 N602704-S301 Screws (2 req'd) 3 14B132A (RH) / 14B133B (LH) Window control switch 4 14630 (RH) / 14631 (LH) Window control switch electrical connectors 5 W505424-S301 Bolt 6 W701930-S424 Bolts (2 req'd) 7 19A034 Water shield 8 W709132-S300 (High series trim) / W709133-S300 (Low series trim) Speaker standoff (2 req'd) 9 219A65 (LH)/ 219A64 (RH) Front door handle
    Removal Note 10 23942 (RH) / 23943 (LH) Front door trim panel
    Removal Note
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
Item 9: Front Door Handle Removal Note
  1. Guide the door handle through the opening in the trim panel.
Item 10: Front Door Trim Panel Removal Note
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  1. Lift upward and remove the front door trim panel.

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Apr 03, 2010 | 2004 Ford F150

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How do i replace a drivers side external door handle it is broken at the pivot point were the rood connects


You will need to remove the door panel from the inside to gain access to the door handle bolts on the inside of the door panel. There should be two nuts to remove and then the door handle will come out.

Dec 08, 2009 | 1998 Ford Ranger SuperCab

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1998 Ford Windstar fuse problem - dome light stays on etc


you most likely have a bad door ajar switch- the door panel has to be removed to access it, its on the door latch- you can unplug them this will take care of the batt drain prob.as for the locks it may be a switch problem- most ford vehicles will not let you lock the vehicle from the driver's door when it's open to prevent locking the keys in.

May 26, 2009 | 1998 Ford Windstar

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Fallen driver's side window


probably need a new window regulator. ebay. 93 to 98 should fit.

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) .
Installation
  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.
  1. Install the four front door window glass regulator track bolts. Tighten the front door window glass regulator track bolts securely.

Apr 29, 2009 | 1998 Mercury Villager

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How do I remove the driver side door panel to replace the window


you are talking about the black triangle piece at the top in the front of the door.opposit the side view mirror? I can't remember if it is held on with one screw or it is just clipped on.(I think it's just clipped) I think I have detailed pics. of this procedure at home. if you need them post back and i'll see if i can dig them out.

Jan 22, 2009 | 1999 Ford Windstar

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Replace driver-side headlight


FROM INSIDE ENGINE COMPARTMENT, YOU MAY HAVE TO PULL BATTERY DEPENDING ON SIDE. LOCATE THE WIRE HARNESS TO BULB. TURN COUNTER CLOCKWISE TO REMOVE SOCKET. WHERE GLOVES WHEN HANDLING BULB. REMOVE AND INSERT NEW ONE. REVERSE PROCEDURE

Oct 14, 2008 | 1998 Ford Windstar

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