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How to remove drivers door panel on 1999 ford escort. I need to repair the windows switch for the drivers side. My window is in the down position and won't come up when I push the button. All other windows work from the drivers panel. I need to remove the panel with the window controls. I can get the front part loose but something is holding the back part. Please give me some advice.

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Remove the front door pull cup screw how to remove drivers door panel on 1999 ford esco - 1152a96.gif

Remove the screw cap and the screw from the inside door handle and slide the handle rearward to disengage the hook from the inner sheet metal.

  • Disconnect the inside door handle from the front door latch remote control link
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Remove the two-piece pushpins from how to remove drivers door panel on 1999 ford esco - 2a1605a.gifoor trim panel (23942).
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NOTE: Use a commonly available spring loaded trim pad removing tool with a long thin nose to prevent damage to the door trim panel.
Release the seven front door trim panel bullet nose fasteners and push inboard, then upward to release the front door trim panel.
  • If ehow to remove drivers door panel on 1999 ford esco - cc0d2af.gifsconnect the master window regulator control switch electrical connector
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Remove the retainer from the master window regulator control switch panel.
  1. Pull outward on the cup retainer tabhow to remove drivers door panel on 1999 ford esco - ab8ff6c.gife.
  1. Remove the master window regulator control switch electrical connector from the retainer
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open the other rear door and lift up on the bottom edge of the back seat to remove it.
this should allow you access to the door trim panel.

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