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I can not remove bottom bolt that connects the shackle to the hanger piece connected to the frame. The bolt will turn along with remaining piece of broken shackle, but will not turn inside it and will not drive out. Is there a way to cut it out without torches?

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I dont have a torch either, I usually try to get a sawzall metal blade in there to do it, or use my small hand grinder and gring off the bolt/nut head. Mike

Posted on Jun 14, 2011

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There is a metal sleeve inside the bushing, which has corroded itself onto the bolt. The sleeve is larger diameter than the hole in the shackle, so that is why you can't get the bolt out.
You can try tearing the rubber out to get to the sleeve, or as Mike suggests, cutting the bolt head off.

Posted on Jun 22, 2011

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Begin by locating the black rubber square in the pocket on the arm rest


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25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-2.jpg Undo the 2 T30 Torx bolts holding the control panel down.


25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-5.jpg Next is to remove the control panel. To do so, pry it up with a flathead.


25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-9.jpg Once its up, undo the 3 connections and put it somewhere.

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25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-20.jpg Next pry open the cap in the door handle cubby (if someone can post a way to not break it that would be great)



25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-27.jpg Remove the T30 torx bolt behind it.

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-35.jpg Next remove the button thing on the side of the door panel.


25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-44.jpg To remove it, push inward on the inner circle and pry it off with a flathead



25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-54.jpg To undo the bottom portion of the panel, start by pushing the flathead behind the panel


25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-65.jpg Pull the screwdriver away from the door to release the pin. Do this along the bottom of the whole panel until all nine pins have been released.


25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-77.jpg Finally before you can remove the panel. Stick the flathead behind the piece holding the tweeter and pop the pressure clip loose.


25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-90.jpg To lift the panel off put your hands on the side off the panel and pull the bottom away from the door. Then lift up, releasing the panel from the channel at the top of the door. Lift it over the top of the lock pole thing.
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25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-104.jpg Once the cable is released the final thing to do is disconnect the final remaining connections.
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25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-119.jpg Doing the passenger side door is basically the same. The only difference is that the bolts are in different locations and there are only 2 connections
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25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-135.jpg Once again i managed to snap the little cover off again.To locate the other 2 bolts, you need to remove the metallic grey trim. Begin by sticking the flathead in the side of it



25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-152.jpg Pry along the edges until you can pull it off


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25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-189.jpg The 2 bolts will be located under neath. Remove each of the 2 T30 torx bolts.


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25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-230.jpg Just like the driver side, you next need to undo all the clips along the bottom of the panel as well as the little button thing on the side and the pressure clip by the tweeter. Lift it up to release it from the channel and disconnect the cable and the connections.

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25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-252.jpg Insert it with it popped out and then push the inner circle in.

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