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How To Remove Front Door Panel 04-09 Dodge Durango

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  1. step : Removing the Door Panel (0:31)
    • Pry up the window switch panel with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Disconnect the window switch wiring harnesses
    • Pry off the trim piece inside the door handle with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the Phillips head screw inside the door handle
    • Remove the two Phillips screws from the bottom of the door panel
    • Lift the door panel up and off
    • Disconnect the latch rod from the door handle
  2. step : Reinstalling the Door Panel (2:12)
    • Connect the latch rod to the door handle
    • Lift the door panel into place
    • Push in the door panel clips
    • Install the two Phillips screws into the bottom of the door panel
    • Insert the Phillips screw into the door handle
    • Connect the window switch wiring harnesses
    • Push in the window switch panel
    • Push on the trim piece inside the door handle

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In this video, we're going to show you how to remove and reinstall a front door panel. We do the driver's side; the passenger's side is pretty much a similar procedure. The only tool you'll need to remove your door panel is a small flat blade screwdriver and Phillips screwdriver.

Take a small screwdriver and push towards the front and pry up on your panel here and the back comes up and out and then the front slides out. Then there are three connectors; they just have little tabs you push with your thumb, and pull up and out.

Now, in behind your door handle, just pry out this little cover here with a small screwdriver. There's a Phillips screw there as well as a Phillips screw under there and then one further back there. I'll just fast forward here. I'm just using a Phillips screwdriver and removing those three screws I just showed you.

Once those screws are out just lift up on the panel and then start pulling it out. You'll see a little blue clip back here, pull that blue clip back off the rod and then pull the rod up and remove your door panel.

To put your panel back on, just make sure your harnesses go in through there, pull this rod out, put it into that blue clip and lock the clip on. Make sure your door lock goes through there. You just want to press it against. You can look back in here and see where all the little hooks are in the front. Just make sure that the front and rear go in flush with the door. You just want to make sure all the hooks are on there correctly, and slide it down. Oops, I just realized that this came out. Make sure that lock is on there, slide it right down. Everything should be nice and tight around the edges. Here, I'm going to speed it up again as I just reinstall the three screws, the two at the bottom and the one in behind the door handle. Those three screws are what hold the door handle down in place. Bring our harnesses out. Slide this down, slide the front in first and then the rear. This can be a little of a pain but just put this little trim door right back on.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver


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