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How To Replace Front Inside Door Handle 04-08 Ford F150

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  1. step : Removing the Door Panel (0:46)
    • Pry off the speaker cover
    • Pry off the trim piece inside the door handle with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pry up the window switch panel with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Disconnect the window switch wiring harnesses
    • Disconnect the door lock wiring harness
    • Disconnect the mirror switch wiring harness
    • Disconnect the trunk switch wiring harness
    • Remove the two 8mm bolts inside the door handle
    • Remove the 10mm bolt inside the door pull
    • Remove the 5.5mm or 7/32 bolts from around the speaker
    • Remove the two 6mm bolts at the bottom of the door panel
    • Pull off the speaker
    • Disconnect the speaker wiring lead
    • Remove the speaker panel
    • Pull out the two lower speaker plugs with a pair of pliers
    • Pry out the door panel
    • Lift the door panel up and off
    • Disconnect the latch cables from the door handle
  2. step : Removing the Interior Door Handle (2:45)
    • Release the door handle tab
    • Push the door handle out of the door panel
  3. step : Installing the Interior Door Handle (2:55)
    • Push the door handle into the door panel
    • Clip in the door handle tab
  4. step : Reinstalling the Door Panel (3:04)
    • Connect the latch cables to the door handle
    • Lift the door panel into place
    • Push in the door panel clips
    • Push on the two lower speaker plugs
    • Push in the speaker panel
    • Connect the speaker wiring lead
    • Put the speaker into place
    • Insert the two 6mm bolts at the bottom of the door panel
    • Insert the 5.5mm or 7/32 bolts around the speaker
    • Insert the two 8mm bolts inside the door handle
    • Insert the 10mm bolt inside the door pull
    • Connect the door lock wiring harness
    • Connect the mirror switch wiring harness
    • Connect the trunk switch wiring harness
    • Connect the window switch wiring harnesses
    • Push in the switch panel
    • Push on the trim piece inside the door handle
    • Push on the speaker cover

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

In this video, we're going to show you how to replace an interior door handle on this 2005 Ford 150. It's the same part and similar process on these F150s from 2004 to 2008. We show you on the driver side, but the passenger side is the same procedure. The items you'll need for this are a new interior door handle from 1AAuto.com; 6, 8, and 10mm socket and ratchet with an extension; flat blade screwdriver; a 5.5mm or a 7/32" socket; and a pair of pliers.

Start off by prying off this panel. You want to start at the bottom, work your way up to the top, and then pull it free. Then pry out this small panel behind the door handle, and then pry up on your switch pad. Pull it forward and push the tabs on each of the harnesses and disconnect them. Now, you want to remove these two 8mm bolts, this 10mm bolt, these 5.5mm or 7/32" bolts, and then these two 6mm bolts down here. We'll fast-forward as Mike removes all of those. Now pull your speaker out, and then push the tab on the harness and disconnect it. Remove this small panel, and then, using a pair of pliers, pull out the lower two of these plugs. Slide your door panel up and off. Then pry out your door handle cable and unclip it. Your door panel is free.

On the back of the door handle you'll see this tab; just push it in and then push the door handle through. It just pulls out. Take your new door handle, feed it into place and just push it in until that tab clicks in.

To reconnect your door panel, just line up these lower hooks into those slots, feed your harnesses through the door, make sure that one is ready for the speaker, then re-clip your door handle cable, and then push it back into that bracket. You want to make sure you push it in all the way. Then push your door panel back into place, lining up all of those slots. You want to make sure that the lock rod is going up through this hole. Then slide the door panel down. Replace those two lower plugs. Put that small panel back into place. Reconnect your speaker and push that back into place. Then replace those two 8mm screws, the four 5.5mm or 7/32", the 10mm, and the two 6mm. Reconnect your harnesses to your switch pack. Then line up the tabs on the back and push the front down. Then line up the tabs on this panel and push it into place. Take the small panel behind the door handle and just push it back in.

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:

    Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 5.5mm Socket
  • 6mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket
  • 8mm Socket

  • Sockets - SAE

  • 7/32 Inch Socket

2004 - 2008  Ford  F150 Truck
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