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How to Replace Front Door Panel 11-17 Toyota Camry

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How to Replace Front Door Panel 11-17 Toyota Camry

Created on: 2019-03-13

How to repair, install, fix, change or replace the front door panel on 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 Toyota Camry

  1. step 1 :Removing the Door Panel
    • Pry up the master switch panel with a trim tool
    • Disconnect the wiring harness with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the Phillips screw from the switch panel opening the door panel
    • Remove the Phillips screw from the door handle
    • Pry the arm rest up
    • Remove the Phillips screw the arm rest opening
    • Remove the sail panel behind the mirror with a trim tool
    • Pry the door panel out from its clips with a trim tool
    • Remove the interior door handle from the door panel
    • Disconnect the courtesy light wiring harness
  2. step 2 :Installing the Door Panel
    • Connect the courtesy light wiring harness
    • Insert the interior door handle into the door panel
    • Lift the door panel into place
    • Press the door panel into its clips
    • Press the sail panel behind the mirror into place
    • Tighten the Phillips screw to the arm rest opening
    • Press the arm rest on
    • Tighten the Phillips screw to the interior door handle
    • Tighten the Phillips screw to the switch panel opening
    • Connect the master switch panel wiring harness
    • Press the master switch panel into place

Tools needed for replacement

  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Flat Blade Screwdriver

    Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Specialty Tools

    Trim Tool Set

Installation Video
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Hi, I'm Mike from 1A Auto. We've been selling auto parts for over 30 years.

Hey, everyone. Sue here from 1A Auto. Today we have a 2013 Toyota Camry in the shop, and I'm going to show you how to R&R the drivers side door panel. If you need any parts for your car, click on the link below and head on over to

We're going to take the main switch bezel off. I'm just going to pry up on the connectors. Disconnect the two connectors here. We've got the little one for the mirrors, and this switch right here is kind of tricky, so you got to push in on that and lift up on the outer part of the housing like that and the switch comes off.

Now we have a Phillips screw right here, and we got to take the plastic bezel right in here off with a little screwdriver. Another Phillips screw is here. I think I have to take this handle up. You've got plastic clips: one, two, three. Well that one's broken and then a Phillips screwdriver. Now we should be able to grab the door panel, and just pry on it wherever the plastic door pieces are. Get this one piece. Then you've got the door marker light, which just automatically came out.

Someone's been in this door. Whoever owned it prior, and they broke every clip I could find. Disconnect it and push down that little tab. If one of the door pieces, these little prongs come off, they're real easy to attach. Just bring it right back on there and snap it in place.

Make sure you put that marker door harness through that slot, and we're going to bring it up and make sure that that mounting screw is there. We're going to bring this through the actual door panel like that. Make the main switch is out on your harness here, and start lining up all the clips. Bring it up over the top of the window. It's a real small little tight lip on this. Here we go. Push down so that once you get it over that lip at the of the door panel, make sure this wire hasn't fallen back out. Push it right through there. That's clear, now you can guide your pins on the side. Snap them in all the way around. I like to make sure it's snapped all the way around before I start bolting things down.

Now you've got three mounting screws. Two long chrome and a little small black one. The black one goes on the handle so we'll go right there first. Then you have the two silver ones go right here. Put our main switch back on. Make sure that outside housing that slides locks in. The mirror switch. Before we guide that on we'll put this one on. This is the actual armrest. You've got these prongs back here that have to line up. There we go. We're going to put our plastic trim back in. So you're going to line up all those little body clips. Then the last thing we have our marker light. Turn it on and click it in.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Specialty Tools

  • Trim Tool Set

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