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How To Remove Front Door Panel 96-99 Chevy Tahoe

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How To Remove Front Door Panel 96-99 Chevy Tahoe

Created on: 2014-03-12

Check out this video to learn how to remove the front door panel on a 96-99 Chevy Tahoe.

  1. step 1 :Removing the Door Panel
    • Pry off the trim piece at the front top corner of the door panel
    • Remove the two 7mm bolts inside the door pull
    • Pry up the window switch panel by hand
    • Disconnect the switch wiring harnesses with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Disconnect the speaker wiring lead
    • Pry off the door handle bezel with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pry out the door panel around the clips
    • Lift the door panel up and off
    • Twist out the courtesy light socket
  2. step 2 :Installing the Door Panel
    • Twist the courtesy light socket into place
    • Lift the door panel into place
    • Push in the door panel clips
    • Push in the door handle bezel
    • Insert the trim piece at the front top corner of the door panel
    • Insert the two 7mm bolts inside the door pull
    • Connect the switch wiring harnesses
    • Connect the speaker wiring lead
    • Push in the window switch panel by hand

Tools needed for replacement

  • Ratchets & Related

    Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

    7mm Socket

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Hi, I'm Don from 1A Auto. I hope this how-to video helps you out, and the next time you need a part for your vehicle, think of 1AAuto.com. Thanks.

In this video we're going to show you how to remove and replace the door panel on this 1996 Chevy Tahoe. We show you on the driver side, but the passenger side is the same procedure. The only tools that you're going to need for this is a 7mm socket and ratchet, and a flat blade screwdriver.

Start off by removing this triangular panel. You just pull it out. Then, next you want to remove these two 7mm bolts. Then we'll just fast-forward as Don does this.

Next, pry up your switch panel and then just slide it back. Now, using your flat blade screwdriver, push the tabs on these harnesses and pull them free. For the speaker harness, you just push on the tab right here and pull it free.

Now, using the flat blade screwdriver, pry out this bezel, and it just pulls off. Now, you want to start prying out on the edges of the door panel. Just try to feel for were the clips are and pull them free. Now you can lift it up and out of the window sill. Then you just want to twist out your courtesy light socket.

Now, to replace the door panel, push your courtesy light back into place and just twist it in. Then put your door panel down into the window sill. Now just make sure each of those clips line up. Once you have them lined up, just push them into place. Now push that door handle bezel back into place, and this triangular panel. We'll just fast-forward as he replaces those two 7mm bolts. Now reconnect your speaker harness and your switch pack harnesses. Then you want to slide the front end in first, and then push down the back. You're all set.

We hope this video helps you out. Brought to you by www.1AAuto.com, your source for quality replacement parts and the best service on the Internet. Please feel free to call us toll-free, 888-844-3393. We're the company that's here for you on the Internet and in person.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 7mm Socket


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