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The problem with removing the door panel are the hidden screws.

Look for area's that have a cover over what will be a screw under the cover.

once you have removed what is only a few screw, and it has been a while since I worked on an 88, So look in the carpet area at the bottom of the door, take an instrument that is thin and push it behind the panel.

the door panel is held on by push type inserts that hold it tight but will release when it is pryed out. The key is to be careful. Sometimes there is a hidden screw and you can find it without breaking the panel if you work your way around and not force something that does not seem to want to move.

Note that there are usually a couple of screws around the door handle so it holds when you pull and there is usually one behind the door opening handel as well.

Hope this helps,

Posted on Oct 01, 2009


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