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How to Replace Master Window Switch 92-99 Mitsubishi Montero

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  1. step : Removing the Door Panel (0:23)
    • Pop out the center of the push clip
    • Pry off the speaker/sail panel with a trim tool
    • Pry off the trim buttons on the door pull
    • Remove the two Phillips screws from the door pull
    • Remove the Phillips screw from the door handle trim
    • Pop off the door handle trim
    • Pry out the clips from the perimeter of the door panel
    • Disconnect the master window switch
    • Disconnect the light
  2. step : Removing the Master Window Switch (3:29)
    • Remove the Phillips screws from behind the door pull
    • Remove the door pull
    • Pry the window switch up
    • Remove the Phillips screws from the trim
    • Remove the switch from the trim
  3. step : Installing the Master Window Switch (3:52)
    • Connect the switch to the trim
    • Tighten the Phillips screws to the trim
    • Press the window switch in
    • Place the door pull on and tighten the Phillips screws to it behind the door panel
  4. step : Installing the Door Panel (4:44)
    • Connect the courtesy light wiring harness
    • Connect the master window switch wiring harness
    • Press the door panel into place
    • Press on the door handle trim
    • Tighten the Phillips screw to the door handle trim
    • Remove the two Phillips screws from the door pull
    • Press the trim buttons on to the door pull
    • Press the speaker/sail panel into place
    • Pop the push clip on

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

To get our door panel off, there's two push clips here. These aren't the original ones. This is an older vehicle, so some of the clips are a little different. But if you had the originals, they're probably the push in style. You'd push in on the middle, it would unlock it, and then you'd pry them out.

This style has the center ones that just pop out, and then you can just pull the push clip out. Do the same for both of them. We're going to remove this black trim piece in the A pillar. Probably just use your plastic prying tool. You can get this from 1aauto.com. Kind of work it under here and just pry it off. There's clips behind. These three clips. You need to remove these two little trim covers to get to screws behind them.

I'm going to use a small pick tool. You can buy this set from 1AAuto.com, and then just carefully get behind here and pop it out. There's two Phillips head screws. So, use our Philips head screwdriver and remove this one. And, do the same for the other one.

If you pull the door handle, there's a screw hidden behind here, a Phillips head screw. Remove that. Pop this trim cover out and slide it over the door handle. We'll use our door trim prying tool. You can get this from 1A Auto.

Going to try to find the clips. Usually you start at the bottom and sometimes you can find a little spot where you can get your fingers under there and kind of work it up. And then you can squeeze this. Should help pop it apart. Work your way along the door. Then we'll lift the door up and off of the door panel. And take it off. I'm going to unplug it from the master window switch. Push in the lock on this side. Lock can be hard to push in. And then we'll unplug the light. I'll turn the door panel this way. Push the lock in. And we have the door panel.

To remove this pull handle, we'll go on the inside of the door panel. There’s a Phillips head screw in the top and a Phillips head screw on the bottom. Start with this one here. Unscrew this one here. Pull the handle off. So if you want to remove this trim around the master window switch, like this one's broken, just remove the Phillips head screw: there's one on the top and two on the bottom. Get this one out, these two down here. This will separate out.

So just put this back in. Reinstall the self-tapping screws. Put this back in the door panel. There’s this hook in the front, so we're going to grab the front and then push it down into place. It will lock in place. We'll reinstall the handle. Put this onto the panel. Get the top one caught. There's a little Phillips head screw and get this bottom one caught.

Put the door panel back on. I'm going to turn it so I can plug the courtesy light back in. Kind of get it in here, and then it slides in. Click when it locks into place. Turn the door panel. Plug the master window switch in. Now I'll hang the door panel in place. Get the lock actuator caught. And, it's going to hang on the seal of the door. Push it down. Then we'll push it into place. Clip it in. Push clips will clip into place.

Reinstall this trim. So I'll pull the door handle out, maneuver it through the trim, and put it in place. Put the little screw in place. Install these large, self-tapping screws back into the door handle pull. We'll put these caps back on. They kind of have a certain direction they'll go, and they'll fit smooth. Same for both. Put the A pillar trim back on, it will just clip into place. And, we'll put our little push clips back in.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Specialty Tools

  • Trim Tool Set


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