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1999 Chrysler 300M Question: removing door panel on passenger front

 

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acquire, 3.5L V6, Johnstown, NY, September 08, 2010, 11:41
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What are the steps for removing the passenger front door panel to get to replacing the window switch. What has to be removed (screws etc.) and after the screws have been removed do you have to pry the door panel off, or does it come off easily without prying.

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    September 14, 2010, 15:19
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    PASSENGER SWITCH
    REMOVAL
    Open hood and disconnect the negative battery cable remote terminal from the remote battery post Negative Battery Cable Remote Terminal
    Remove passenger door trim panel.
    FRONT DOOR TRIM PANEL REMOVAL
    CAUTION: Do not pry on door trim panel, damage to trim panel will result.
    Remove speaker flag. Remove speaker grille by inserting trim tool at the rear of the grille and disengaging clips holding to trim panel. Remove grille Front Door Trim Panel . Remove trim plug from the pull cup and remote bezel by inserting a small flat blade tool into the notch and remove.
    Remove three screws from bottom of door. Remove screw in pull cup.
    Remove screw in remote bezel. Remove two screws in the instrument panel interface area. Remove three screws in the speaker area.
    Using an trim tool, disengage the retainer clips from the door trim panel to the door panel. Raise trim panel up to disengage from the belt being careful to hold the panel securely. Disconnect the linkage from the remote handle assembly Inner Front Door Trim Panel . Disconnect the power mirror switch. Disconnect the power door lock switch wire connector.
    Disconnect the power window switch wire connector. Disconnect the radio speaker wire connector. Disconnect wiring harness clips from trim panel. Disconnect the courtesy lamp. Remove trim panel from vehicle.
    Disconnect switch wire connector.
    Remove switch from bezel and vehicle.

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    acquire, September 16, 2010, 06:17
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    Thank you very much for the info. I appreciate your help with my problem. It doesn't appear that it is all that difficult as long as I do it slowly and follow your directions. Thanks again.

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