Need Help (How to take off door panel)

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Old 05-05-07, 06:57 PM
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Need Help (How to take off door panel)

Need to know how to take off a door panel on a kia amanti
 
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Old 05-06-07, 08:44 AM
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can't give you specifics, but in gnereal door panel removal involves first locating and removing any visible screws. They are often on or near armrests, door latches, and/or door/window control panels. Also you may need to remove the inside door latch handle & linkage. After that the perimeter of the panel should pull off of the fasteners holding it in place. Once they are all loose you lift up slightly for the top edge to come loose from the window frame edge. There is a special tool for separating it, but anything with a wide, flat edge will work. Putting it back on you have to line up the fasteners and then smack the panel with your hand to pop it together.

Here's an article on Honda Accords; not the same, but should be generally close.

http://autorepair.about.com/cs/faqs/l/bl066e.htm
 
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like to add

Sometimes the screws are covered with small plastic covers to keep things looking nice. The armrest is such a place.
If you have manuel windows use a rag to dislodge a C clip that holds on the crank.
 
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