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Ok normally there are only a few screws or bolts that hold the door panel on sometimes they are located on the door handle on the inside somewhere or inside a small pop out panel on the door panel itself. Dont force anything because if you break any of the clips then you are in real trouble and have to either replace the clips or replace the door panel itself. just check and see if on the door handle has any screws or bolts. Most of the time there are just a few screws or bolts and a few clips. If there are clips try to pop them out really easy ok. If you have anymore questions just ask. I hope I helped

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How do I remove the driver side door panel on a 1994 Lincoln Mark VIII


Remove mirror mount cover assembly.
Remove inside door handle cup (22634).
Remove door lock control bezel.
Remove window control bezel.
Remove interior lamp lens.
Remove screw from interior lamp assembly body.
Remove screw from window control bezel opening.
Disconnect mirror, lock switches and memory seat on driver side from bezels and wire harness.
Disconnect window switches from window bezel and wire harness.
Lift front door trim panel (23942) vertically, out of weatherstrip and over lock rod.
Disconnect interior lamp (13776) from wire harness.
Remove front and rear door trim retention hooks into door inner panel.
To install, reverse Removal procedure, paying special attention when inserting inner door trim into weatherstrip. Rock inner door trim into weatherstrip and push downward until lower trim belt character ditch lines up with score mark on inner door panel.

Aug 16, 2014 | 1994 Lincoln Mark VIII

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Need to put passenger miror on. i need help to show me how to take the door panel off.


Section 01-05: Trim, Interior 1998 Windstar Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Procedure revision date: 01/22/1999 Trim Panel, Door Front
Removal
  1. Remove door latch cover by prying from top edge and pulling trim free of retaining clips and sliding trim away from latch.
  1. Remove portion of armrest containing door lock switch and window regulator control switch (14529) by pulling straight up.
  1. Remove rear view outside mirror mounting hole cover assembly by prying at top and pulling upward to release double-sided clip.


    Trim Panel


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    Item Part Number Description 1 23942 Front Door Trim Panel 2 56908-S58 Screw (1 Req'd), Right Door 56906-S58 Screw (1 Req'd), Left Door 3 18B978 Radio Speaker Grille Name Plate 4 56911-S58 Screw (1 Req'd) 5 17D720 Cover Assembly Rear View Outside Mirror Mounting Hole
  1. Remove screw attaching front door trim panel (23942) to front door (20124) under switch plate.
  1. Remove two screws located at bottom of front door trim panel.
  1. Disconnect the door lock switch (14028) and window regulator control switch electrical connectors.
  1. Remove door window regulator handle if equipped by unsnapping and pivoting away the handle cover from base to expose retaining screw. Remove screw from the door window regulator handle.
  1. Pull front door trim panel from the top to release hooks from front door .
  1. Remove front door trim panel.
Installation
  1. Replace any bent or damaged fasteners.
  1. Follow removal procedure in reverse order.
Body Side
Removal
  1. Remove door handle retaining clip by sliding a shop towel between handle and door trim. With tension on the cloth, pull one end of the cloth so it slides between the handle and the door trim. If handle does not come out, reverse direction.
  1. Unfasten 13 christmas tree fasteners using double-acting spring-loaded trim removal tool and pull body side trim panel from body side door.
  1. Remove forward and rearward mating sections from under window trim.
Installation
  1. Replace all christmas tree fasteners.
  1. Follow removal procedure in reverse order.
  1. For installation of handle, install clip to handle, then push handle onto shaft to snap in place.


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Back
Removal
  1. Disconnect rear window defroster wires.
  1. Remove the liftgate window garnish moulding as described.
  1. Remove screws attaching liftgate handle to liftgate and liftgate inside trim panel.
  1. Using Rotunda Windshield and Moulding Trim Removal Kit 107-R0401 or equivalent, pry pushpins retaining liftgate trim from the liftgate.
  1. Remove liftgate trim.
Installation
  1. Follow removal procedure in reverse order.


    Liftgate


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Mar 07, 2011 | 1998 Ford Windstar

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Remove door panel


Expedition Trim Panel Removal

NOTE The door glass must be completely raised.
  1. Remove the window control switch plate.
  2. Remove the door handle bezel.
    WARNING To avoid damage to the door trim panel, lift the door trim panel by pulling directly upward on the armrest to disengage the panel clips.
  3. Remove the two bolts and three screws, and remove the door trim panel.
  4. Remove the finish cover to access the two center screws.
  5. Disconnect the electrical connectors.

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    Fig. Expedition - Trim Panel Screws shown

  6. Remove the door handle bezel.
  7. Use service notch.
    WARNING To avoid damage to the door trim panel, lift the door trim panel by pulling directly upward on the armrest to disengage the panel clips.
  8. Remove the two bolts and three screws, and remove the door trim panel.
  9. Disconnect the electrical connectors.

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    Fig. Navigator - Trim Panel Screws shown

  10. Position the water shield aside.
  11. If equipped, disconnect the lock cylinder rod.
  12. Disconnect the exterior door handle actuating rod.
  13. Remove the bolts and position the front door latch aside.
  14. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
  15. Release the interior door handle cable and remove the front door latch.
  16. Position the cable cover aside.
  17. Release the conduit and the interior door handle cable.
  18. Release the locking tab and remove the front door lock actuator.
  19. To install, reverse the removal procedure and note the following:
    1. Tighten the door latch screws to 80 inch. lbs. (9 Nm).

This procedure is followed to check and fix door locks.

Hope helps.

Jan 12, 2011 | 2001 Ford Expedition

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1997 mercury villager passenger side mirror replacement guide. how do i do it? is there an easy access panel or does the whole door panel need to be removed


door panel must come off.

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Section 01-05: Trim, Interior 1997 Villager Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Trim Panel(s), Door
Front
Removal
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301) if equipped with power locks or power windows.
  1. 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).




  1. If equipped with manual windows, slip a clean shop rag between the window regulator handle (23342) and the front door trim panel.
  1. Pull the shop rag back and forth to release the window regulator handle clip.




  1. 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.
  1. If equipped with power windows, remove the door pull handle. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
  1. 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).
  1. Remove the front door trim panel.
Installation
To install, reverse the removal procedure. Body Side
Removal
  1. Gently pry loose the body side door latch handle bezel and remove it.
  1. Slide a suitable tool behind each of the retainers and twist the tool to disengage the body side door trim panel from the body side door (24622).




Installation
To install, reverse the removal procedure. 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.
Installation
  1. Install the front door watershield in the proper position and press firmly at the adhesive areas. If necessary, use additional adhesive to ensure an adequate seal.
  1. Install the Front Door Trim Panel . Refer to the installation procedure in this section.

May 22, 2010 | 1998 Mercury Villager

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How do i replace left door mirior


remove trim panel, remove mirror fasteners.

Glass, Outside Mirror—Town Car

Removal and Installation
  1. Push upper edge of outside rear view mirror glass (17K707) into the outside rear view mirror to expose latch release.
  1. Using a small flat-bladed screw driver or equivalent, move latch release to released position.
  1. Remove outside rear view mirror glass mounting back and outside rear view mirror glass from outside rear view mirror.
  1. Disconnect heater wire connectors and auto dimmer connector, if equipped.
  1. To install reverse Removal procedure.
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Mirror, Power—Outside Rear View
Town Car

Removal and Installation
  1. Disconnect battery ground cable (14301). Refer to Section 14-01 .
  1. Remove front door trim panel (23942). Refer to Section 01-05 .
Trim Panels, Door Front—Town Car
Removal
  1. Snap out two door pull strap retaining screw covers. Remove screws.
  1. Remove three screws on front and rear side and center of front door trim panel (23942).
  1. NOTE: The following procedure must be used during removal and installation of the door armrest and trim panel. Refer to the appropriate illustrations for component and vehicle model identification.

    Using the Trim Pad Removing Tool from Rotunda Windshield and Moulding/Trim Removal Kit 107-R0401 or equivalent, pry the trim panel retaining clips from the door inner panel.
  1. NOTE: Do not use front door trim panel to remove trim clips from door inner panel. Replace any bent, damaged or missing push pins.

    Remove window regulator control switch housing from front door trim panel. Lift up housing in front and disconnect all connectors.
  1. Disconnect wiring harness and heated seat switch electrical connectors if equipped.
  1. Remove the door trim panel.
  1. Disconnect two electrical connectors.
  1. Remove nut from outside rear view mirror mounting base.
  1. Swing outside rear view mirror (17682) toward driver door window glass to expose screw in mount base.
  1. Remove screw from outside rear view mirror base.
  1. Remove outside rear view mirror from front door (20124). Guide wiring and connectors through hole in front door.
  1. To install, reverse Removal procedure. Tighten nuts to 8-10 Nm (71-88 lb-

Nov 05, 2009 | 1996 Lincoln Town Car

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How to remove door panel to gain access w/out damaging panel?


I hope this helps , easier done than said :)
1- Remove door latch bezel. (handle) 2- You will find door trim panel retaining bolt , remove it. 3- Remove the door pull handle screw cover. 4- Remove the door pull handle retaining screws. 5- Detach the interior door trim panel ( to make removal easy , release clip by lowering glass and pressing case inwords) 6- Disconnect the door trim harness electrical connector. 7- Remove the door trim. 8- Disconnect the driver door module electrical connector 9- To install , reverse removal procedures

Jul 29, 2009 | 2000 Jaguar S-Type

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Remove and replace passenger door mirror on 2009 ford explorer XLT, main part , I don't know how to remove the interior door panel. Pictures might help,


  1. Remove the front door trim panel handle bezel cover.
  1. Remove the front door trim panel handle bezel screws.
  1. Remove the front door trim panel lower screws.
NOTICE: To avoid damaging the front door trim panel, do not pull the bottom of the panel outward.
  1. Remove the front door trim panel by lifting upward on the armrest to disengage the panel clips.
  1. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
  1. Disconnect the lock rod cable from the front door trim panel.
  1. Disconnect the door handle conduit and cable from the front door trim panel.
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

be patient during these procedures to not damage the trim panel...they cost $150>275 ec........GL hope this helps

Jul 06, 2009 | 2009 Ford Explorer

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Need to remove drivers door panel


please rate if this helps. Section 01-05: Trim, Interior 1995 Thunderbird, Cougar Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION The interior trim component Removal and Installation procedures generally apply to all models. If some of the steps do not apply to the particular models being serviced, proceed to the next step. Trim Panels, Door Removal and Installation
  1. ssd~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Do not pry front door trim panel (23942). Prying on front door trim panel will break the hook retainers.
    Disconnect battery ground cable (14301) .
  1. Carefully pull front door trim panel finish panel (23712) away from front door trim panel .



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Item Part Number Description 1 23713 Front Door Trim Panel Finish Panel 2 17B676 Outside Rear View Mirror Control 3 14028 Door Lock Switch 4 55928-S55 Screw (5 Req'd) 5 14529 Window Regulator Control Switch 6 23942 Front Door Trim Panel
  1. Disconnect wires from front door lock switches (14017), outside rear view mirror controls (17B676) and window regulator control switches (14529) , if equipped; remove front door trim panel finish panel.
  1. Remove front door trim panel retaining screw through front door trim panel finish panel opening.

    Trim Panels, Door


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    Item Part Number Description 1 20124 Front Door 2 23942 Front Door Trim Panel 3 383356-S100 Nut (2 Req'd Each Side) 4 56903-S58 Screw (2 Req'd Each Side)
  1. Remove interior lamp lens cover.
  1. Remove screw through interior lamp opening.
  1. Slide front door trim panel upward to disengage hooks.
  1. Rotate top of front door trim panel away from front door (20125) , and lift bottom hooks from front door.
  1. Disconnect window regulator jumper wire (14A630) .
  1. Remove front door trim panel.
  1. To install, reverse Removal procedure.

May 07, 2009 | 1994 Mercury Cougar

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Front right door window will not go up or down, it is electric. it works, some times, and some times not. it is in the down position. Would like to move to up position. I live in Arizona, I need it up for...


does it act the same whether you use the driver door switch or the passenger door switch? Please rate as fixya if this helps. thanks

here's repair procedure

Window Regulator, Front Door, Explorer Removal
srk~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif WARNING: IF THE REGULATOR COUNTERBALANCE SPRING MUST BE REMOVED OR REPLACED FOR ANY REASON, MAKE SURE THAT THE REGULATOR ARMS ARE IN A FIXED POSITION PRIOR TO REMOVAL TO PREVENT POSSIBLE INJURY DURING C-SPRING UNWIND.
  1. Remove front door trim panel and front door trim shield . Refer to Section 01-05B .
Trim Panel, Front Door, Explorer Hi-Series, Two-Door and Four-Door Removal and Installation
  1. Remove the two screws retaining the front door trim panel (23942) located above the window regulator handle (23342) . Also remove one screw in the upper front portion of front door trim panel .
  1. Remove inside door handle cup (22634) at the window regulator handle using a screwdriver or sharp object. Retention nibs will flex for easy removal.
  1. To remove window regulator control switch (14529) and outside rear view mirror control (17B676) , use notch located at lower end of outside rear view mirror control using a screwdriver to lift and remove.
  1. Remove outside rear view mirror control from front door trim panel pulling wire harness from inside of front door trim panel .
  1. From bottom of outside rear view mirror control, remove two screws and disconnect connector from switches. NOTE: Do not pull on the front door trim panel to remove clips from the inner panel holes.
  1. At each plastic clip location, pry the front door trim panel away from the door inner panel using the front door trim panel removing tool from Rotunda Moulding Trim Kit 107-00401 or equivalent. NOTE: Pay special attention to the cut-out in the door trim panel for the door handle, so that it clears the handle during removal without breakage.
  1. When wiring and disengagement of trim clips is completed, it is recommended that to remove panel, lift slightly to remove flange at the top of door trim panel from trough in the glass weatherstrip.
  1. Disconnect socket and bulb from illuminated interior lamp (13776) before total removal of front door trim panel. For installation, follow removal procedures in reverse order. Replace any bent, damaged or missing plastic clips on the front door trim panel to the front door trim panel , firmly loading clips into slots provided on front door trim panel .

    Trim Panel, Front Door, Explorer Hi-Series Four-Door

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  1. Remove inside door belt weatherstrip and glass stabilizer.
  1. Remove front door window glass as described in this section.
  1. Remove two nut and washer assemblies attaching the equalizer bracket.
  1. Remove three rivets (manual) or four rivets (power) attaching the regulator base plate to front door trim panel finish panel (23712) .
  1. Remove window regulator electric drive and front door window channel bracket from vehicle.
  1. Working on a bench, carefully bend tab flat to remove arm slides from front door window channel bracket .
  1. Install new window regulator electric drive arm plastic guides into front door window channel bracket and bend tab back to 90 degrees. Use care not to break tab; if tab is cracked or broken, replace front door window channel bracket . Make sure rubber bumper is installed properly on new front door window channel bracket , if replacement is made.

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Installation
NOTE: The front door window channel bracket and window regulator electric drive are installed into the vehicle as one assembly. The front door window channel bracket may be disassembled from the window regulator electric drive as described in Steps 7 and 8 of Window Regulator, Removal.
  1. Install front door trim panel finish panel with preassembled glass bracket into vehicle. Set the regulator base plate to window regulator electric drive using base plate locator tab as a guide.
  1. Install three (manual) or four (power) rivets (385189-S100) to attach regulator to front door trim panel finish panel . Two 1/4-20 x 1-inch bolts and two 1/4-20 nut and washer assemblies may be used as alternates for glass retention. However, torque must not exceed 4-7 Nm (3-5 ft-lb). Equivalent metric retainers may be used.
  1. Install equalizer bracket.
  1. Install inside door belt weatherstrip and glass stabilizer.
  1. Lower regulator arms to access holes in front door trim panel finish panel . Install front door window glass as outlined.
  1. Adjust glass to ensure proper alignment with glass run. Cycle glass for smooth operation.
  1. Install front door trim panel and front door trim shield . Refer to Section 01-05B .

Apr 20, 2009 | 1994 Ford Explorer Limited

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Need to replace the driver's door interior door opening assembly


Hi there.

The procedure is roughly the same for all mk3 x types.
You need to remove all the screws on the armrest and on the ashtray, then undo all the plastic clips using screwdrivers on the panel.

You find detailed instructions on links below, I quote:

" remove two screws at the bottom of the armrest.
pull out ash tray.
remove screw in the middle of the ash tray holder.
pull up on armrest, it should pop up, then pull it out
start at bottom right of door and start popping out the plastic clips (all the way around the door)
(remove speaker wires)
push up door panel - done"



WikiAnswers - How do you remove a rear door panel in a Jaguar XJ6


Also from manual:

Disconnect vehicle battery ground lead.
Remove the door trim pad veneer panel.
Remove the upper trim pad.
Remove the door armrest.
From inside the door pocket, release the puddle lamp (1 Fig.1) securing quarter turn fastener.
Undo and remove fixing (3 Fig.1), (front door only)
Carefully release lower trim pad fir tree fasteners.
To avoid damage and distortion of the door metal, lift the lower trim pad complete with clip and clip retainer.
Carefully pull the trim pad away from the door panel.
Disconnect the multi-plugs (1 Fig.2) and remove the lamp.
Carefully displace the trim pad (2 Fig.1) from the door retaining clips.
Disconnect the multi-plugs (2 Fig.2) and (3 Fig.2).
Remove the door pocket.
Displace and remove the retaining clips and remove the trim..
Refit in the reverse order of the removal procedure. Check the trim pad retainers for damage before refitting.

Before refitting the lower trim pad, remove the clip retainer from the pad and and reposition retainer to the door.

ndo door handle escutcheon screw and remove escutcheon
Remove the door trim pad veneer panel.
Undo and remove the upper trim pad securing screws.
Remove the chrome strip.
Undo and remove the top channel securing nuts.
Displace and remove the top channel assembly.
Place the trim pad aside (Fig. 1).
Refit in the reverse order of the removal procedure.

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Thanks Jaguar XJ6 Interior Lights

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Many thanks.

G.

Feb 25, 2009 | 1995 Jaguar XJ6

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