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How To Remove Rear Door Panel 97-99 Cadillac DeVille

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  1. step : Disconnecting the Battery (0:47)
    • Disconnect the negative battery cable with an 8mm wrench
  2. step : Removing the Door Panel (0:59)
    • Pry up the window switch panel with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Disconnect the window switch wiring harnesses
    • Pry off the courtesy light with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Disconnect the courtesy light wiring harness
    • Disconnect the door lock wiring harness
    • Pry off the door handle bezel by hand
    • Remove the two Phillips head screws inside the door pull
    • Pry out the door panel by hand
    • Disconnect the speaker wiring lead
    • Lift the door panel up and off
  3. step : Reinstalling the Door Panel (3:19)
    • Connect the speaker wiring lead
    • Lift the door panel into place
    • Push in the door panel clips
    • Connect the courtesy light wiring harness
    • Push on the courtesy light
    • Connect the window switch wiring harnesses
    • Push in the window switch panel
    • Connect the door lock wiring harness
    • Push on the door handle bezel by hand
  4. step : Reconnecting the Battery (5:26)
    • Reconnect the negative battery cable with an 8mm wrench

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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 or 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 1AAuto.com. The right parts installed correctly: that's going to save you time and money. Thank you and enjoy the video.

In this video, we show you how to remove a rear door panel on this '97 DeVille, same as any '97 to '99. Tools you'll need are a flat blade screwdriver and a Phillips screwdriver. I recommend you disconnect your battery using an 8mm wrench. It's not totally necessary, but you will have your doors open for a while, so it could run down your battery.

Push in carefully and pry into the front here. There's a little tab in here that you want to push on. This comes up, forward and up. You want to disconnect your cigarette lighter by pulling on these two tabs. There's a tab here. This is broken, so we'll remove that. Then carefully pry the front of the light here back and out. There's a little tab right here. Just get that out with a screwdriver. That disconnects and this pulls down and up and out. This just has two clips. It should have a third clip. I think they may have forgotten it. There's a power lock switch here. Get that. Now there are two Phillips screws: one here and then one right in here. Then, I'll fast forward as I just remove those two Phillips screws. You'll need to lift up on the panel and pull it out, and, in behind here, there's a little tab on your speaker. Disconnect the speaker and pull the panel up and off. Put our door panel back in place. Connect our speaker again down here. These two go through here, this one through there. Make sure this harness comes through here. Rotate the door panel back up. Make sure it's pushed onto the door, slide it down, our two Phillips screws. We'll speed it up here as we put those Phillips screws in and then tighten them up.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 8mm Wrench


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