Reassembling The Door There is a metal prong on the door that fits into the metal channel behind the arm rest. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. If I try and push the latch back in with the door handle closed it won't fit. Be very careful when removing the vapor barrier. If necessary, replace faulty clips 1 in wooden finisher 2.
Disconnect plug connection 1 and remove mirror switch 2. It would have been a lot more irritating had I paid 2-3 hours labor for the fix. October 13, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Likely the door latch. You need to remove the tweeter speaker first, just three screws which are also Torx 20. I would grab a repair manual. Figure 6 Using a door panel clip tool, release the door panel clips.
See our tech article on the battery. I ended up using needle nose pliers for that, and a jewelers screwdriver to pop out the screw cover inside the handle piece. Do you have questions or want to add to the article? Then just do everything in reverse, making sure you line up the door clips. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. I would grab a repair manual. To reinstall, press unlocking lever 1 fully against door trim panel. You can check with the manufacturer of the kit.
Make sure it is snug against the pillar. Now gently pry the wood door trim away from the panel to reveal the 2 screw holes. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. With your vehicle info handy, give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. Do they just pop off or do you have to take the whole arm rest off to unscrew it? Check your door handle to make sure it operates properly. Passenger side: Using a small screwdriver, carefully lever out trim 1 at points 2. I reconnected the battery and tested the speakers and window before I put the panel piece back on.
Disconnect plug connections 3 and 4 and remove door trim panel. For good measure I changed the windshield wipers as well, which were ready for replacement. Installation: Clips 1 are longer than the remaining clips. I'm missing the majority of the screws in my driver's door. You can now service items behind the door panel and repair as needed. January 13, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I am not 100% sure.
Remove screws 1 and 2. I tried to but it only goes in when the handle is out but then handle won't push back in so your would not be able to open the for from the inside. The silver coating on the handle flaked off somehow as I opened the door one day. When leaving a comment, please leave your vehicle information. Alternatively, wrap the tip of the screwdriver or another metal prying tool with masking or electrical tape to avoid marring the trim items.
Press the wood trim back into place. Once all the screws are out, it just takes a little time and patience to pull the inner door away from the clips and pins holding it on. Always catch fluids in appropriate containers and properly dispose of any fluid waste. Be sure to use plastic prying tools when working on interior trim panels and other components. A jewelers screwdriver was handy in getting the door handle screw cover out.
I did end up needing one. . With the lower panel clips all free, pull out slightly on the arm rest handle and then twist and slip the door handle unit back through the opening. November 24, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If parts are available. April 20, 2013 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You'll want to remove the door entrance strip, then the footwell panel.
Use a long flat screwdriver or similar to pry the panel away from the door at each clip point. Trim panel clips hold it on. Now pull the entire door panel slightly outward at the bottom and then lift upward — may take some wrestling to free it at the connectors by the window. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. You will have to drill the plastic rivets may be melted rivets then repair when reassembling. June 29, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You can use the article for what the screws look like, or give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799.
When reinstalling, screw 1 is longer than the others. Make sure you pull the wire for the window switch all the way out of the handle — otherwise it might get caught Now press the lower part of the door into position — onto that metal pin behind the arm rest. Our vehicle may vary slightly from yours as models do change and evolve, as they grow older. I need to replace the cracked wood trim and there's a leather cover that sits on top of that wood trim as well. Once the door panel clips have been disconnected, pull the top of the door panel straight off the window seal clips. I have a set of Torx screwdrivers, and purchased a few extra plastic door pins in case I broke any.