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2004 Cadillac DeVille Question: How do I remove my door panels?

 

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Visitor, Raleigh, NC, October 13, 2010, 15:03

3 of my windows has dropped down in the door....If I could get door panel off I could sit the window back up!

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, October 13, 2010, 23:42
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    The inner door trim panel will have to be removed to inspect the window motor and mechanism and check for power to see what the problem is. Removing the door trim may be tricky and easy to damage trim that is expensive to replace if damaged! You would need illustrated instructions so as not to damage the trim. Autozone have some popular workshop manuals for free on line once you register (for free) on their website or there is a company that independent auto repair shops "buy" their information from that offer a very reasonable service to do it yourselvers. You can get a one week subscription or year subscription very cheap. The information is year make and model specific repair procedures, service bulletins, component locations, wiring diagrams ect.... great quality information same as the professionals have ,much better than generic workshop manuals from parts stores, much cheaper than the factory manual try http://bit.ly/mitchell_repair_manuals_online and get an online repair manual subscription.

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    Your Mobile Technician.com (see my shops), December 13, 2010, 19:00
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    He did a good job of explaining that. Just be careful because you can break the door panel or other stuff if you do not know what you are doing. Make sure you read up on it first. You can get manuals on EBAY too.

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    maxell, January 27, 2012, 07:36
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    i DON'T AGREE WITH YOU GUYS i HAVE DONE DOZSONS OF THE WINDOW REGULATORS AND IT ONY TAKES ABOUT AN HOUR TO REMOVE AND REPLACE. THERE IS A SCREW IN THE DOOR CLOSE GRIP AND ONE UNDER THE MANUAL DOOR LOCK LEVER. BE CAREFUL IN PULLLING THE DOOR TABS AWAY AS THEY ARE PLASTIC BUT IF YOU DAMAGE THEM MOST AUTO STORES CARRY THEM. THE REGULATOR COST ABOUT 40 TO 75 DOLLARS ONLINE. DONOT REMOVE WINDOW! gET SOMEONE TO HOLD WINDOW UP WHILE SLIDING REGULATOR OUT.

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