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How To Remove Door Panel 93-10 Ford Ranger

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  1. step : Removing the Door Panel (1:08)
    • Disconnect the negative battery cable with an 8mm wrench
    • Remove the two Phillips screws behind the door pull
    • Gently pry the door pull panel out
    • Disconnect the wiring harnesses
    • Remove the two Phillips screws in the door panel from the door pull area
    • Remove the Phillips screw from the speaker
    • Lift the door panel up and off
  2. step : Replacing the Door Panel (5:16)
    • Push the door panel down into place
    • Replace the two Phillips screws in the door panel
    • Reconnect the power window switch to the switch panel and replace the screws
    • Reconnect the other harnesses to the switch panel
    • Line up the panel and push it into place
    • Replace the two Phillips screws under the door pull
    • Reconnect the negative battery cable

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Hi, I'm Mike Green, I'm one of the owners of 1A Auto. I want to help you, save time and money repairing and maintaining your vehicle. I'm going to use my 20 plus years experience, restoring and repairing cars and trucks like this. To show you the correct way to install parts from right parts installed correctly, that's going to save you time and money. Thank you and enjoy the video.

In this video we're going to show you door panel removal and replacement on this 04 Ranger. This Ranger has power windows and locks, but this procedures probably the same for most Rangers. You might have to remove a window crank handle, and the screws behind the door pull might be in a different spot. Tools you'll need are, a Phillips and a regular screwdriver. As well as, an 8mm wrench to remove the battery cable. If you have manual crank windows, you'll need to remove the window crank. You can check out our other videos to see how you can do that, without the special tool.

So first thing you'll want to do is disconnect your negative battery cable. Start by removing 2 screws that are right down here, under the door panel, they're both Phillips screws. Depending on year and options, these screws might be from above on the door pull. Once we remove those screws, we actually just pull on this panel, and it snaps in at the top, so just gently give it a bit of a tug. See that there's clips up here and 1 down here that will hold it. Now you'll actually want to, push all these switches through. They all have little thumb tabs, to push on, come through. This mirror switch, use a little screwdriver, work it in there, pull it off. Feed that harness back through, push that switch through, push back the lock switch. Push it through, use your screwdriver, work it in and put the harness straight through.

Power window switch has a couple of screws on it, I would take them off before I feed the switch through, it's just a little easier. Power window switch here, push it down, push that tab down. Once you have the window switch through, you just want to pop this bezel off, which is just on the top of the bottom. Got to pry up like that, and pry it like that. That bezel comes off, and you can feed that through the panel, that's off. Now you want to remove 2 more screws, 1 here and 1 down here. Once those screws are out, you just lift up on the panel, lift it up over the door lock here, then it comes off. On the backside it just has a bunch of hooks, that hook into the door.

To access the inside of the door, you'll need to remove this shield, just do it very carefully. This protects your door panel from getting water in it. Now put the door panel back on, pull these guys through. Put the door panel back on, going to hook this front one first, hold it down a little bit. You can push your lock through the hole here. Now you want to make sure you get all your hooks going in. Once you slide the panel back on, it should be nice and tight against the door, in the back and in the front. Now you want to put this screw in here. Got to put all our switches back, through their holes. What we do want to make sure is that, we assemble this windows because it has 2 screws that hold it all together. Just going to push that. We push that. Sorry about the poor angle here. What I am actually doing is feeding the harnesses up through the panel, putting them together, putting the switch onto the harness and then snapping the switch back down into the panel.

Our lock switch, then what I recommend before you go any further. Reconnect the battery, and do a quick test, windows work, mirrors work. Locks work. This can go back in, and 2 screws underneath. Relativity tight on these screws, because they are to hold your panel, when you pull on it. The last screw down here. You're all set. Just reconnect your battery cable and you should be all set.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 8mm Wrench

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