Chrysler Full-Size Trucks 1997-2000 Repair Guide

Door Latches

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Dakota, Durango (Front)
  1. Roll the window up.
  2.  
  3. Remove the door trim panel.
  4.  
  5. Peel back the water dam.
  6.  
  7. Remove the bolts attaching rearward glass run channel to door. Move and secure glass run channel.
  8.  
  9. Remove screws attaching latch to door shut face.
  10.  
  11. Disengage wire harness connector for power door locks, if fitted.
  12.  
  13. Disengage the lock button to latch rod from the latch.
  14.  
  15. Disengage the lock cylinder to latch rod from the latch.
  16.  
  17. Disengage the inside handle to latch rod from the latch.
  18.  
  19. Disengage the outside handle to latch rod from the latch.
  20.  
  21. Separate the latch from the door.
  22.  
  23. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  24.  



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Fig. Door latch system-Dakota, Durango



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Fig. Door latch mounting. Wire harness is for power door locks

Durango (Rear)
  1. Roll up the window.
  2.  
  3. Remove the trim panel.
  4.  
  5. Peel back the water dam.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the latch rods from the latch.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the latch harness connector.
  10.  
  11. Remove the screws attaching the latch to the door.
  12.  
  13. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  14.  



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Fig. Rear door latch rods-Durango



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Fig. Rear door latch mounting-Durango

Ram
  1. Roll the window up.
  2.  
  3. Remove the door trim panel.
  4.  
  5. Peel back the water dam.
  6.  
  7. Disengage the clips attaching lock and latch rods to the door latch.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the power door lock/latch connector, if fitted.
  10.  
  11. Remove the screws attaching the door latch to door end panel.
  12.  
  13. Remove the latch from the door.
  14.  
  15. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  16.  



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Fig. Door latch system-Ram

 
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