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I am putting in speakers in the 2 front doors... how do i take the door panels off?

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Well you need to remove the screws holding the door handle. You need to get one of those tools to remove the window crank if it is not power windows, (an old rag worked back and forth can actually work for that), you need to get another tool to aid you in removing the push in snaps along the sides and bottoms of the panel, you need some good needle nose pliers to undo the clips on the pull opener. Then lift it up and off. Reinstall in reverse order, be prepared for a bear of a time getting those clips back on the door pull.

Posted on Aug 03, 2010

  • wekjo Aug 03, 2010

    Oh yes and you will need to remove the cosmetic interior mirror pieces before you lift the panel.

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How do I remove the door panel on a 1999 Chysler concorde?


for the front doors:

Remove the speaker cover.

Remove screws holding the speaker.

Inside the door handle, there's a little cover that you can open with a flathead screwdriver. Flip it open then remove the screw inside. Another one of these is in the little armrest cubby. Same deal, flip it open then remove the screw.

If you have sail speakers (close to the window), remove these too. Gently pry the cover off, then remove screws.

The dip on the door towards the front of the car, there are 2 screw to be removed, they are in there deep but easily come out.

At the bottom, there are 3 more screws to remove.

Once you have these screws off, you can feel the door panel start to come off. There are plastic pieces inside the door panel that are a pain to get the door panel off of; you'll have to lift it to remove the panel. Be aware these might break. I found replacements at an autoparts store. One of mine doesn't have 1 of these (2 on each panel IIRC) but there is no noticeable difference.

As stated, this is for the fronts. The rears should be somewhat similar, just screws to remove.

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Need instructions to replace the passenger side mirror and the driver side tail light on a 1999 Ford Taurus 4-door sedan. Thank you, Gary S.


Section 01-09: Mirrors, Rear View 1999 Taurus/Sable Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Procedure revision date: 06/25/1998 Mirror, Power-Outside Rear View Removal
  1. Disconnect battery ground cable (14301).
  1. Remove front door trim panel (23942). Refer to Section 01-05.
  1. Remove radio speaker grille from cover assembly by squeezing or pinching between thumb and index finger.
  1. Remove two screws from cover assembly.
  1. Disconnect outside rearview mirror wiring connector (C515-LH; C615-RH). Remove wiring guides as necessary.
  1. Remove three outside rear view mirror retaining nuts. Remove outside rear view mirror (17682) while guiding wiring and connector through hole in door.


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Item Part Number Description 1 17682 Outside Rear View Mirror 2 N621906-S36 Nut (3 Req'd) 3 F8DB-17D699-
AAW Cover Assembly Rear Substrate-LH 3 F8DB-17D698-
AAW Cover Assembly Rear Substrate-RH 4 N808968 Screw 5 F8DB-18B984-
AAW Speaker Grille-Standard (No Badge)-LH 5 F8DB-18985-
AAW Speaker Grille-Standard (No Badge)-RH 5 F8DB-18K901-
BAW Speaker Grille-Mach-LH 5 F8DB-18978-
BAW Speaker Grille-Mach-RH 5 F8DB-238A35-
AAW Speaker Grille-Blank (No Speaker)-LH 5 F8DB-238A34-
AAW Speaker Grille-Blank (No Speaker)-RH A - Tighten to 6-8 Nm (54-70 lb-in) ------------------
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Removal
  1. Remove cover behind inside door handle.
  1. Remove screw from bottom of pull cup retaining front door trim panel to front door (20124).
  1. Remove three screws retaining front door trim panel to front door.
  1. NOTE: Do not attempt to remove more than one pushpin at a time.

    Using Rotunda Windshield and Molding Trim Removal Kit 107-R0401 or equivalent, remove the door trim panel by pulling one door trim panel pushpin at a time from the inner door skin.
  1. Disconnect electrical connectors as necessary. Refer to Section 01-14A.
Installation
  1. Follow removal procedure in reverse order.
  1. Replace all pushpins with new pushpins (N808994-S).
Front Door Trim Panel


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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.
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    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
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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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Replacement of Front and Rear Door Speakers

Required Tools:

#2 Phillips Screwdriver (magnetic tip is useful)
9 mm Nut Driver
8” or 10” Flat Tip Screwdriver
Small awl or other sharp pointed instrument
Soldering Iron w/solder or 8 to 10 small wire **** splices
8 to 10 small machine screws -- #8 x ¾” or equivalent 8 to 10 small machine screw nuts & flat washers to match
Thread locking compound “Loctite” (optional)
6” wooden dowel of ½” diameter to be used as a drift
Small mallet or hammer

1) Whenever you are attempting to a remove door panel to gain access to the speaker, or any other electrical component, absolutely disconnect the negative battery cable. Battery power is supplied to each door window motor and it’s always prudent to de-energize these circuits before you attempt any panel work.

2) XJ40 door inner panels (front or rear) are comprised of an upper and lower section, which interface to provide complete inner door coverage. Neither panel is difficult to remove nor are any specialized tools required.


3) Remove the Upper Inner Door Panels as follows:

It’s a good idea to store all the removed parts and screws in the adjacent foot well for safekeeping and easy access when you are putting everything back together.

a) Using a small awl (or equivalent), remove the small “square” plastic cover for the inner door lock release mechanism (upper right side when facing inner side of door). It pivots towards the front of the car.

b) Using the #2 Phillips screwdriver, remove the inner door lock release mechanism plastic / chrome escutcheon. It’s held in place by a single machine screw. Pull out on the door lock release mechanism and the escutcheon is easily removed.

c) Using both hands, pull out on the wood veneer panel at the inner door lock release mechanism to provide clearance and slide the panel towards the front of the car. The panel is secured on the left side by slip-in clips and they release easily.

d) Using the #2 Phillips screwdriver, remove the two sheet metal screws on the left side. For the front doors only, lift the bottom of the rubber ventilation boot at the front edge of the door and remove the sheet metal screw. Additionally, for the front door only, use the large flat screwdriver as a lever to ease out the single “fir tree” type press-fit connector. Neither of the rear doors contains these two additional fasteners.

e) Using both hands, lift the upper inner door panel until it releases from the metal ridge along the window line. It doesn’t take much effort to remove the upper panel as it slides off vertically. Store it on the seats for safekeeping.

4) Remove the Lower Inner Door Panels as follows:

a) Using the #2 Phillips screwdriver, remove the sheet metal screw located at the upper edge of the lower panel.

b) Using a ½”small wooden dowel or equivalent drift, place it under the lower edge of the door handle screw access cover. Lightly tap each end of the access cover using the dowel and mallet in an upward direction to release the access cover. These covers can be tight if they have never been removed in the past, but they will release.

c) Using the #2 Phillips screwdriver, remove the sheet metal screw located in the middle of the door handle.

d) Using a small awl or equivalent, remove the bottom door light lens by releasing it from its locator at the rear and sliding it outwards from the door.

e) Using the #2 Phillips screwdriver, remove the lower panel securing sheet metal screw located in the middle of the bottom door light assembly. All sheet metal screw fasteners for the lower panel are now removed.

f) Using both hands (and the large flat screwdriver, if needed), carefully pull off the lower inner door panel by release the series of fir-tree type press-fit connectors along the sides and lower perimeter. Once the panel is removed, it can be laid horizontally on the seat as there is sufficient length of wire bundle to allow this movement. It is not necessary to disconnect the wiring harness, but if desired, the connectors can be released so that the panel can be moved to another more worker friendly location.

5) Remove Door Mounted Speaker as follows:

a) Disconnect the speaker positive and negative conductors by releasing the electrical connector.

b) Using the 9mm Nutdriver, remove the speed clip nut from each of the four (4) speaker fastener studs. Press the nutdriver down firmly to engage the speed nut … do NOT cut away any foam material as it is not necessary.

c) Using the #2 Phillips screwdriver, remove the sheet metal screw immediately to the left (driver side) or right (passenger side) of the speaker as viewed from the back side of the door lower inner panel.

d) Using the #2 Phillips screwdriver, remove the sheet metal screw immediately above the speaker. It is located just below the upper sheet metal screw securing tab on the lower panel … the screw was previously removed in Step 4a.

e) Using the #2 Phillips screwdriver, remove the sheet metal screw immediately to the lower right (driver side) or lower left (passenger side) of the speaker as viewed from the back side of the door lower inner panel.

f) Using the #2 Phillips screwdriver, remove the sheet metal screw immediately to the lower far right (driver side) or lower far left (passenger side) of the speaker as viewed from the back side of the door lower inner panel.

g) Steps 5c, d, e and f will release the speaker / window lift pushbutton panel from the lower door inner panel. Removal of the sheet metal screws will allow the speaker panel to be pulled away from the lower panel by 3” to 4” to facilitate access for speaker removal.

h) With the speaker / window lift pushbutton panel eased back for working clearance, grasp the speaker with one hand while pressing the four (4) speaker studs downward through the foam supporting material. After the studs are clear from the foam material, the speaker can be removed from the panel.

6) Install New Door Mounted Speaker as follows:

Typically, base XJ40 models use 3.5” door speakers while the VDPs will use 4” door speakers. Though I believe it is possible to mount either type in either model.

a) Using the wiring supplied with the new speakers and insulated solderless **** splices, transfer the old speaker wiring electrical connector to the new speaker. Another alternate method is to simply solder the old speaker wires with connector to the new speaker terminals. This is a superior method for electrical continuity and strength of joint … although it does require some soldering skills.

b) Install the new 3.5” speaker by easing back the speaker panel and sliding in the new speaker. Normally, the 3.5” models will mount with only two fasteners.

c) Using two of the small machine screws with flat washers, place these fasteners through the speaker mounting lugs and press them up through the existing holes in the foam supporting material. Secure the screws with flat washers and matching nuts from the back side of the inner door panel. The use of thread locking compound (Loctite) is a nice touch to prevent loosening due to vibration.

d) Re-install the sheet metal screws removed in Steps 5c, d, e and f. This will re-mount the speaker panel. Don’t forget to re-connect the speaker wire connector at the door panel.


7) Re-installation of the inner door lower and upper panels is literally a reverse of the removal procedure. No hidden tricks.

8) Perform Steps 3 through 6 for the other doors and the job is complete.

9) Remove Rear Footwell Mounted Speaker as follows:

This sequence is good for both 4” and 5.25” footwell mounted woofers.

a) Using a small flat screwdriver as a lever, carefully ease off the grill.

b) Using a #2 Phillips screwdriver, remove the four (4) sheet metal mounting screws.

c) Ease out the old speaker and release the electrical connector for the speaker wires.

d) Transfer the old speaker wires and electrical connector to the new speaker using solderless **** splices or by soldering the old leads to the new speaker terminals.

e) Re-connect the speaker wires to the harness by joining the electrical connector.

f) Mount the new speaker and re-attach the necessary sheet metal screws.

g) Press the speaker grill into place.

h) Repeat Steps 9a though 9g for the other footwell speaker.

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I am trying install new speakers in the front doors of my 2004 ford ranger extended cab pickup, and I am not sure exactly how to take the door panels off where I can get to the speakers. Could you tell me...


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Put the window down first.

Remove the 2 handle screws (RED)
Remove the Handle trim using a small screwdriver or pry tool (BLUE)

Work around sides and bottom of door with pry tool to dislodge panel pins.
Once all pins have been popped - Lift up on the panel - as it is hooked over the top of the door.

If you cannot maneuver the door panel into a good position to remove the speaker - you will have to remove the wire harnesses for the door switches (GREEN).

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Section 15-03: Speakers 1997 Villager Workshop Manual DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Radio Speakers All vehicle sound systems are equipped with radio speakers (18808) located at all four corners of the vehicle. The radio speakers are mounted in the RH front door (20124) and LH front door (20125), as well as behind the quarter trim panels (31012) in the rear of the vehicle. The Ford Super Sound Audio System has the addition of a subwoofer mounted in the RH quarter trim panel.
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Radio Speakers, Front Door Removal
  1. Remove the front door trim panel (23942). Refer to Section 01-05 .
Trim Panel(s), Door Front
Removal
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301) if equipped with power locks or power windows.
  2. svv~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).
  3. Remove the three cover caps and front door trim panel screws.
  1. Remove the one front door trim panel capped screw from the door pull handle.
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  3. 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).
  4. Remove the front door trim panel.

Door Electrical Connections
Removal and Installation
Refer to Section 01-11 for Power Window, Section 01-09 for Power Mirror, or Section 01-14B for Power Locks. Watershield
Removal
  1. Remove the Front Door Trim Panel . Refer to the removal procedure in this section.
  1. Remove the front door watershield by carefully detaching it from the adhesive.
  1. Remove the four front door radio speaker screws.

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1.remove all of the screws from around the door panel. the remove the screw behind the door opening latch.
2. disconnect any powe windows/ power locks.
3.carefully "wiggle the door panel off(you will have to look closely where it connects to the door to see whick way to wiggle).
4. remove screws from speaker.
5. put in new speaker of same size and assure that the polarity (positive and negative) is correct.
6. screw it in.
7.do opposite order of steps 1-3
that should be a general way of doing it, at least for most 90's GM cars.

Good Luck, I really hope this is suffucuent and works out for you!

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Removal and Installation

Remove the front door speaker. For additional information, refer to Section 415-00.
Remove the speaker watershield.
Remove the 2 speaker standoffs.
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Separate the handle cover from the handle.
Remove the screw.
Remove the window regulator handle.
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