GM Lumina/Silhouette/Transport APVs 1990-1999 Repair Guide

Quarter Trim Panels

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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION



Right or Left Side
  1. Remove any seats necessary to gain access to the trim panel.
  2.  
  3. Unfasten the upper and lower E-pillar safety belt bolts, if so equipped.
  4.  
  5. Remove the back body pillar finishing panel.
  6.  
  7. Remove the quarter trim rear finish molding assembly.
  8.  
  9. Remove the upper trim assembly.
  10.  
  11. Unfasten the upper and lower lock pillar safety belt bolts, if so equipped.
  12.  
  13. Remove the rear quarter body lock panel screws.
  14.  
  15. To remove the right side quarter trim panel, remove the jack assembly.
  16.  
  17. To remove the left side quarter trim panel, perform the following:
    1. Remove the stowage compartment access panel.
    2.  
    3. Remove the Electronic Level Control (ELC) unit, if so equipped.
    4.  

  18.  
  19. Unfasten the lower quarter trim assembly-to-space frame screws, then remove the right or left side lower quarter trim assembly, as applicable.
  20.  

See Figures 1 and 2

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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the right side quarter trim panel



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Fig. Fig. 2: Left side quarter trim panel assembly-disassembled view

To install:
  1. Install the lower quarter trim assembly and retaining screws to the space frame.
  2.  
  3. To install the left side quarter trim panel, perform the following:
    1. Install the Electronic Level Control (E.L.C) unit, if so equipped.
    2.  
    3. Remove the stowage compartment access panel.
    4.  

  4.  
  5. If installing the right side quarter trim panel, install the jack assembly.
  6.  
  7. Install the rear quarter body lock panel.
  8.  
  9. If equipped, install the upper and lower lock pillar safety belt bolts.
  10.  
  11. Install the upper trim assembly.
  12.  
  13. Install the quarter trim rear finish molding assembly.
  14.  
  15. Install the back body pillar finishing panel.
  16.  
  17. If equipped, install the upper and lower E-pillar safety belt bolts.
  18.  
  19. If removed, install the seats as necessary.
  20.  

Left Side Forward

The quarter trim finish panel assembly and the C-pillar trim finish panel assembly are mated at the assembly plant and are collectively referred to as the left side forward quarter trim assembly.

  1. Remove any seats necessary to gain access to the trim panel.
  2.  
  3. Unfasten the upper and lower body lock pillar safety belt bolts, if so equipped.
  4.  
  5. Remove the two body lock panel screws and remove the body lock panel.
  6.  
  7. Remove the back body pillar finishing panel.
  8.  
  9. Remove the rear quarter upper trim assembly.
  10.  
  11. Unfasten the 2 lower quarter trim assembly-to-space frame screws as necessary to disengage the clips that secure the forward trim assembly to the rear quarter trim assembly.
  12.  
  13. If equipped, remove the upper and lower C-pillar safety belt bolts.
  14.  
  15. Remove the C-pillar garnish screws, then push the seat belt through the C-pillar garnish.
  16.  
  17. Remove the C-pillar molding and the forward quarter trim assembly.
  18.  

To install:
  1. Push the seat belt through the C-pillar garnish.
  2.  
  3. Install the C-pillar molding and the forward quarter trim assembly.
  4.  
  5. Install the two C-pillar garnish screws.
  6.  
  7. Install the upper and lower C-pillar safety belt bolts, if so equipped.
  8.  
  9. Reattach the forward trim assembly to the rear trim assembly,
  10.  
  11. Install the 2 quarter trim assembly to space frame screws.
  12.  
  13. Install the rear quarter upper trim assembly.
  14.  
  15. Install the back body pillar-finishing panel.
  16.  
  17. Install the body lock panel.
  18.  
  19. If equipped, install the upper and lower body lock pillar safety belt bolts.
  20.  
  21. Install any seats that were removed to gain access to the trim panel.
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