Chevrolet Blazer/Jimmy 1969-1982 Repair Guide

Door Panels

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 Exploded view of the door and trim panel assembly



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Fig. Fig. 2 A special tool is available to remove the regulator handle retaining clip



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Fig. Fig. 3 To remove the door panel, use a regulator handle removal tool to disengage the retaining clip ...



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Fig. Fig. 4 ... then remove the regulator handle and retaining clip



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Fig. Fig. 5 Unscrew the door lock knob ...



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Fig. Fig. 6 ... then remove the armrest retaining screws and the armrest



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Fig. Fig. 7 Remove the door handle cover plate screws and the cover ...



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Fig. Fig. 8 ... then remove the door panel retaining screws



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Fig. Fig. 9 Unsnap the panel retaining clips and remove the panel from the vehicle

  1. Remove the window handle by removing the retaining clip.
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  3. Remove the door lock knob and arm rest.
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  5. Remove the four screws securing the lower edge of trim panel.
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  7. Remove the screw at the door handle cover plate and the screw located under the arm rest pad.
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  9. Remove the screws retaining assist strap, if so equipped.
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  11. Remove the trim panel by carefully prying out at the trim retainers located around the perimeter of the panel.
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To install:

Before installing the door trim assembly, check that all trim retainers are securely installed to the assembly and are not damaged.

  1. Pull the door inside handle inward, then position trim assembly to inner panel, inserting door handle through handle hole in panel.
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  3. Position rim assembly to door inner panel so trim retainers are aligned with attaching holes in panel and tap retainers into holes with a clean rubber mallet.
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  5. Install previously removed items.
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