GM: Electra/Park Avenue/Ninety-Eight 1990-1993

Door Trim Panels

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Front Doors
1990 vehicles


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Fig. Fig. 1 Front door trim panel-1990 vehicles

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Pry up and remove the switch plate.
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  5. Remove the armrest pad by lifting and disengaging the clips.
  6.  
  7. Remove the reflector and retaining screw.
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  9. Remove the 2 lower screws near the map pocket.
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  11. Remove the 5 armrest screws.
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  13. Remove the door lock switch.
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  15. Remove the shoulder belt escutcheon and 2 screws.
  16.  
  17. Remove the trim cover and remote mirror control.
  18.  
  19. Remove the pull handle.
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  21. Remove the trim panel fasteners and remove the trim panel. Disassemble as required.
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To install:

  1. Assemble the door panel. Position to the door and install the fasteners.
  2.  
  3. Install the pull handle.
  4.  
  5. Install the mirror control and trim cover.
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  7. Install the screws and shoulder belt escutcheon.
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  9. Install the door lock switch.
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  11. Install the 5 armrest screws.
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  13. Install the 2 lower screws near the map pocket.
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  15. Install the screws and reflector.
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  17. Install the armrest pad.
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  19. Install the switch plate.
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  21. Connect the negative battery cable.
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1991-93 Vehicles


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Fig. Fig. 2 Door-mounted power accessories switchplate assembly-1991-93 vehicles



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Fig. Fig. 3 Door lock switchplate-1991-93 vehicles

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Insert a thin-bladed prying tool between trim panel and top edge of the switch plate to disengage the retainer from the panel. Slide the switch plate forward, disconnect the connectors and remove the switch plate.
  4.  
  5. Insert the thin-bladed prying tool between the side of the lamp and armrest base to release retaining tab. Pull the lamp out, disconnect the connectors and remove the lamp.
  6.  
  7. Remove the door lock switch plate.
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  9. Remove the pull handle.
  10.  
  11. Remove the trim panel fasteners and pull the trim panel away from the door. Disconnect remaining connectors from trim panel-mounted items. Disassemble as required.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Assemble the trim panel. Position the trim panel, connect necessary connectors and install the fasteners.
  2.  
  3. Install the pull handle.
  4.  
  5. Install the door lock switch plate.
  6.  
  7. Install the lamp assembly.
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  9. Install the switch plate assembly.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  12.  

Rear Doors


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Fig. Fig. 4 Rear door trim panel

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Insert a thin-bladed prying tool between trim panel and top edge of the switch plate to disengage the retainer from the panel. Slide the switch plate forward, disconnect the connectors and remove the switch plate.
  4.  
  5. If equipped with a courtesy lamp, gently pry out lens and remove the lamp assembly.
  6.  
  7. Remove the escutcheon and screw.
  8.  
  9. Remove remaining door panel fasteners and remove the door panel.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Position the door panel and install the fasteners.
  2.  
  3. Install the escutcheon.
  4.  
  5. Install the courtesy lamp.
  6.  
  7. Install the switch plate.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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