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I need to get to the inside of the door panel and can't figure out how to get the door panel off. The driver side window will not go down and the button for the electic door locks does not work. There is a rattle in the door when it is slammed. Sounds like things are disconnected inside but can't figure out how to get the door panel off - this is my main problem - getting the door panel off.

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On the bottom left of your door there is a red courtesy light. pop off the cover and there is a screw in there holding the bottom of the panel on, take it out first. Then you want to remove the black triangular plate that has the controls for the window in it. It just pops out with three tabs that push in with a flat head screw driver. Thats what I used but Ford may make a tool for it. If your careful then it will cause no harm. Then there is one bolt holding it to the actual door frame that you will see as soon as you get that cover off. Unhook the wire controls and remember where each plugs on for reassembly. Then grab the inside of the door and the base of the panel and pull up swiftly and it pulls right off.

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