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I removed all lock tabs on my mercedes e430 rear door panel, however, I can't raise the panel to clear the top of the door. The panel can swing out 45 degrees that confirms the tabs are removed. The panel is still catching up at the window felt. I am attempting to replace the driver side rear window regulator. Can you help

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Tabs at top,lower window prise off

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Pull out the two plastic rivet fasteners and set them aside in a safe place.
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Then disconnect the power connector for the side view mirror by lifting up on the release tab. Slide the power connector off the plastic anchor on the metal door frame.
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Now the door panel can be completely removed by lifting it up and off the door frame.To replace the power window motor, remove the 10mm bolts.
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Hello, The handle splits apart and reveals 2 screws. There is one more screw inside the SRS badge.

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15. Reinstall clear plastic sheet, aligning any fastener holes and rubbing down perimeter with a cloth .
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