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I have a fly in the door and I want to know the easiest way to get it out.

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There's about 12 Phillips screws holding the inside of the door together. You do not need to remove the door from the hinges. Remove the screws and pull the inner panel away from the outer panel. When re-installing, be careful you do not over-tighten these screws.
Atogether, It's pretty simple, but there's a plastic insert opposite the hinge that sometimes refuses to be aligned properly when you put it back together. If this happens, the insert can catch on the plastic strip that covers the unused holes for switching the hinge to the other side. Worst case - remove the plastic strip if this becomes an issue.

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