Honda - Accord Prelude 1996 2000

Door Panels

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the outside (side view) mirror.
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  3. If equipped with manual windows, remove the regulator handle by pulling the clip out with a small wire hook.
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Fig. Remove the window regulator handle (A) by using a small hook (C) to remove the retaining clip (B)

  1. Remove the screw from the door handle trim.
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  3. Slide the handle assembly forward and out to access the lock rod clip.
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  5. Release the clip
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  7. Disconnect the door lock switch
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  9. Remove the inner door handle assembly.
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Fig. To remove the inner handle, pry the cap out (B) and remove the screw. Pull the handle forward and halfway out, then detach the rod (C) and power door lock connector (D)

  1. Carefully pry at the small opening on the bottom of the speaker grill.
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  3. Remove the speaker grille.
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  5. Remove the speaker mounting screws.
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  7. Detach the electrical connector and remove the speaker.
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  9. Remove the caps screws in the armrest (pull pocket panel), then remove the armrest.
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Fig. Exploded view of the armrest (also called the door pull pocket panel)-model equipped with power windows shown



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Fig. Location of the door trim retaining clips. Also, note the trim pad removal tool which makes releasing the clips much easier

  1. Remove the center from the trim clip at the upper front of the door panel and remove the clip.
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  3. Using a suitable trim panel removal tool, unsnap the door panel from the door frame and detach any necessary electrical connectors.
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  5. Carefully lift the door panel up and away from the door frame.
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  7. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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