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How to Replace Front Door Speaker 05-11 Honda Civic

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  1. step : Removing the Door Panel (0:22)
    • Pry up the window switch panel with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Disconnect the switch wiring harnesses
    • Remove the Phillips screw behind the switch panel opening
    • Pry off the trim piece inside the door handle with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Open the push clip with a flat bladed screwdriver
    • Remove the Phillips head screw inside the door handle
    • Pry out the door panel with a door panel clip tool or putty knife
    • Lift the door panel up and off
    • Release the door lock cables with a flat blade screwdriver
  2. step : Removing the Speaker (3:28)
    • Remove the Phillips screw from the speaker
    • Pull off the speaker
    • Disconnect the speaker wiring lead
  3. step : Installing the Speaker (4:50)
    • Connect the speaker wiring lead
    • Put the speaker into place
    • Insert the Phillips screw into the speaker
  4. step : Installing the Door Panel (3:31)
    • Feed the switches into the door panel
    • Connect the door latch cable and close the clip
    • Connect the door lock cable and close the clip
    • Lift the door panel into place
    • Push in the door panel clips
    • Tighten the Phillips screw behind the door handle
    • Slide the hook in
    • Press on the trim piece behind the door handle
    • Tighten the screw behind the switch panel opening
    • Connect the switch panel wiring harnesses
    • Press the switch panel into place

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To remove this master window switch, there is a tab that is fitting under the door panel on this side, and there's a clip on this side, so it needs to be lifted up this way first, and then lift it out. I'm going to use this plastic prying tool—you can get these from—just kind of work it underneath the edge of the switch. If you need to, you can go on this side, the outside here. I'm just going to pop it up, and then it's going to lift out backwards. This hook here has to come off. Push in the locks, and pull this connector out. And another lock on this side, undo this connector. Take that out.

Then go in behind the door handle, use a plastic trim tool to pop this lock off. Might have to do it with that. Pop that plastic piece out, and put that aside. There's a small push clip. You can use a small flat bladed screwdriver to kind of open it up. Tricky to get in here. So, popped it out, now I can pull the clip out. It should be unlocked, and when I pull the door panel off, it should pop that out.

Remove the Phillips head screw. There's just push clips that are around the edge of the door holding it to the door panel now, so I'm going to hold onto the door and just give it a firm pull. Reach my hand underneath. The top of this door panel kind of clamps around the door panel, so I lift it up and off. Now that clip popped out because it was unlocked. So, we've got the door lock, the cables, going to pop this out and then pop that up. And then, there's another one here. I'm going to pop that off of there and this will pull out.

Take the small flat bladed screwdriver, and pop this lock up. I just had to pry this tab out from underneath this metal here, and that's what unlocked it. I need to remove this clip here and push that off. We'll pull that straight up, and pull the door panel out of the car.

Remove the speaker, use a Phillips head screwdriver. Use our plastic prying tool, just kind of break the seal. Lift it off of the door panel. Get these hooks, reach in and unplug it. There's a lock tab on both sides, you're going to squeeze it and pull it apart. Just using a flat-bladed screwdriver to help unlock it. There it is.

To reinstall the speaker just plug it back in. It's keyed, it only goes in one way. Line up that key, that key way, and the connector. Push it in, it should lock. Snap it in place. Now take these two tabs, we're going to slide them right in the slots there. Push this up. Push it in place and reinstall the bolt. Just tighten it up, feel a good tight. I'm just going to stop. Speaker's installed.

To reinstall our door panel, we'll feed the master window switch up into the opening in the door panel. You're going to get close to the door. You need to reinstall the door lock and the door pull handle. This one with the threads, or the things that look like threads on it, sits in this opening here. You're going to get it pushed into place, and put this lock over. Get that into position. Also, helps to have the window open, as you can see, so you can kind of look through.

Grab our other cable and do the same thing. Push it into the opening, push the lock over, snap that in place and then push this lock up there. Now, I'm going to hang on the edge of the door panel. We'll get that set up first, just like that. Make sure our harness is out here, and we can just push it into place on the clips. Go around the door panel and push it in.

This Phillips head screw with the shoulder goes to the top. There's also a push clip that goes in here. Push that in place. Push the center part in to lock it. Place the trim cap, slide the little hook front part in. That's installed. Then, install this screw.

To install this, plug the large connector back in place. It'll click when it's locked in. Plug this small white connector into here. It'll also click. There's a tab that's going to fit into the door panel on this side first, then a clip that's going to clip down into the door panel. Start by fitting it this way, and then pushing it down into the door panel.

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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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