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How to Remove Front Door Panel 02-08 Dodge Ram 1500

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  1. step : Removing the Door Panel (0:27)
    • Remove the 10mm bolt behind the door handle
    • Remove the door handle
    • Remove the #3 Phillips screw from the middle of the door panel
    • Remove the #3 Phillips screw from the sail panel
    • Remove the two #2 Phillips screws from the bottom of the door panel
    • Lift the door panel up and off
    • Disconnect the window switch wiring harnesses
  2. step : Reinstalling the Door Panel (1:23)
    • Remove the door lock bezel
    • Connect the window switch wiring harness
    • Insert the door panel into place
    • Insert the door lock bezel into place
    • Tighten the #3 Phillips screw from the middle of the door panel
    • Tighten the #3 Phillips screw from the sail panel
    • Tighten the two #2 Phillips screws from the bottom of the door panel
    • Insert the door handle into place
    • Tighten the 10mm screw to the door handle

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In this video, we're going to show you how to remove and reinstall the front door panel on this is 2008 Dodge Ram. You'll need a 10mm socket with ratchet and extension, and #2 and #3 Phillips screwdrivers.

Remove the 10mm bolt in the inside edge of the door handle. Remove the door handle from the opening. Remove the #3 Phillips behind the door handle, and in this top corner, two #2 Phillips on the bottom of the panel. Lift up on the door panel to release. Then we'll have to disconnect the two connectors from the window switch.

Pop off the door lock bezel by pushing from the back. Reinstall your two window switch connectors. Line up the tabs in the door panel. Slide your door panel into place. Pop the door lock bezel back into place. Reinstall your four door panel screws. Hold your screw in place for the interior handle. Line it up and tighten it down.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • No. 3 Phillips Screwdriver
  • No. 2 Phillips Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket


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