Honda Prelude Accord Civic S2000 2001-2006

Power Door Locks (2 of 2)

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Door Lock Motor



Removal & Installation
Civic
2-Door Models

NOTE
This procedure requires the use of KTC trim tool set SOJATP2014 and Trim pad remover, Snap-on A 177A or equivalent, commercially available trim panel removal tools.


NOTE
Use the appropriate tool from the KTC trim tool set to avoid damage when prying components.

  1. Lower the window glass fully.
  2.  
  3. If equipped with manual windows: remove the regulator handle (A) by pulling the clip (B) out with a wire hook (C).

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    Fig. If equipped with manual windows: remove the regulator handle (A) by pulling the clip (B) out with a wire hook (C)

  4.  
  5. Remove the inner handle (A), being careful not to scratch the door panel, as follows:
    1. Pry out on the upper portion of the cover (B) to release the hooks (C, D), then remove the cover.
    2.  
    3. Remove the screws
    4.  
    5. Pull the inner handle forward and out half-way to release the hook (E).
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the inner handle rod (F) and power door lock switch connector (G) (driver's side for some models).

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      Fig. Door inner handle removal and installation

    8.  

  6.  
  7. Remove the switch panel (A) (power window model) or the pull pocket (B) (manual window model), as follows:
    1. Using a trim tool, pry the cap (C), then remove the screw (D).
    2.  
    3. Pry out the panel or pocket to release the clips (E).
    4.  
    5. Release the clip (F) by pulling the cover or pocket forward.
    6.  
    7. Power window model: Disconnect the power window switch connector (G).

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      Fig. Exploded view of the switch panel (power windows) or pull pocket (manual windows)

    8.  

  8.  
  9. Remove the screws (H) securing the door panel.
  10.  
  11. Remove the mirror mount cover, as follows:
    1. Make sure the door glass is fully lowered.
    2.  
    3. Carefully pry out the mirror mount cover (A) by hand in the sequence shown.

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      Fig. Mirror mount cover removal-2-door Civic

    4.  

  12.  
  13. Release the clips that hold the door panel (A) with a commercially available trim pad remover (B), then remove the door panel by pulling it upward. Remove the door panel with as little bending as possible to avoid creasing or breaking it.

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    Fig. Door panel removal and installation

  14.  
  15. Detach the connector, then remove the door lock motor.
  16.  

To install:

  1. Install the door lock motor and attach the electrical connector.
  2.  
  3. Install the door panel in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    1. Replace any damaged clips.
    2.  
    3. Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly, and the rod is connected properly.
    4.  
    5. Make sure the window and power door locks operate properly.
    6.  
    7. If equipped with manual windows, install the regulator handle so it points forward and up at a 45° angle with the glass fully closed.

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      Fig. If equipped with manual windows, install the regulator handle so it points forward and up at a 45° angle with the glass fully closed

    8.  

  4.  


NOTE
This procedure requires the use of KTC trim tool set SOJATP2014 and Trim pad remover, Snap-on A 177A or equivalent, commercially available trim panel removal tools.


NOTE
Use the appropriate tool from the KTC trim tool set to avoid damage when prying components.

  1. Remove the switch panel (A), as follows:
    1. Using a trim tool, pry the cap (C), then remove the screw (D).
    2.  
    3. Pry out the panel or pocket to release the clips (E).
    4.  
    5. Release the clip (F) by pulling the cover or pocket forward.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the power window switch connector (G).

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      Fig. Exploded view of the switch panel

    8.  

  2.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure, and noting these items:
    1. Replace any damaged clips.
    2.  
    3. Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly, and the rod is connected properly.
    4.  
    5. Make sure the window and power door locks operate properly.
    6.  

  2.  

4-Door Models

NOTE
This procedure requires the use of KTC trim tool set SOJATP2014 and Trim pad remover, Snap-on A 177A or equivalent, commercially available trim panel removal tools.


NOTE
Use the appropriate tool from the KTC trim tool set to avoid damage when prying components.

  1. Lower the window glass fully.
  2.  
  3. If equipped with manual windows: remove the regulator handle (A) by pulling the clip (B) out with a wire hook (C).

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. If equipped with manual windows: remove the regulator handle (A) by pulling the clip (B) out with a wire hook (C)

  4.  
  5. Remove the inner handle (A), being careful not the scratch the door panel, as follows:
    1. Pry out on the upper portion of the cover (B) to release the hooks (C, D), then remove the cover.
    2.  
    3. Remove the screws.
    4.  
    5. Pull the inner handle forward and out half-way to release the hook (E).
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the inner handle rod (F) and power door lock switch connector (G)

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      Fig. Inner handle removal and installation

    8.  

  6.  
  7. Remove the grip cover (A), as follows:
    1. Using a trim tool, pry out the front edge of the cover to release the clips (B).
    2.  
    3. Pry out along the bottom to release the lower hooks (C).
    4.  
    5. Pry out along the top to release the upper hooks (D), and release the clip (E) by pulling the cover forward.

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      Fig. Grip cover removal and installation-driver-s side shown, other doors similar

    6.  

  8.  
  9. For the driver's door: Disconnect the power window switch connector (A) (for some models). Remove the screws from the grip base (B).

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    Fig. Disconnect the power window switch connector (A) (for some models). Remove the screws from the grip base (B), then remove the control panel

  10.  
  11. Remove the mirror mount cover, as follows:
    1. Make sure the door glass is fully lowered.
    2.  
    3. Carefully pry out the mirror mount cover (A) by hand in the sequence shown.

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      Fig. Mirror mount cover removal-4-door Civic

    4.  

  12.  
  13. Release the clips that hold the door panel (A) with a commercially available trim pad remover (B), then remove the door panel by pulling it upward. Passenger's door: Disconnect the power window switch connector (for some models). Remove the door panel with as little bending as possible to avoid creasing or breaking it.

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    Fig. Door panel removal and installation

  14.  
  15. Detach the connector, then remove the door lock motor.
  16.  

To install:

  1. Install the door lock motor and attach the electrical connector.
  2.  
  3. Install the door panel in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    1. Replace any damaged clips.
    2.  
    3. Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly, and the rod is connected properly.
    4.  
    5. Make sure the window and power door locks operate properly.
    6.  
    7. If applicable, install the regulator handle so it points forward and up at a 45° angle with the glass fully closed.

      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. If equipped with manual windows, install the regulator handle so it points forward and up at a 45° angle with the glass fully closed

    8.  

  4.  


NOTE
This procedure requires the use of KTC trim tool set SOJATP2014 and Trim pad remover, Snap-on A 177A or equivalent, commercially available trim panel removal tools.


NOTE
Use the appropriate tool from the KTC trim tool set to avoid damage when prying components.

  1. Remove the grip cover (A), as follows:
    1. Using a trim tool, pry out the front edge of the cover to release the clips (B).
    2.  
    3. Pry out along the bottom to release the lower hooks (C).
    4.  
    5. Pry out along the top to release the upper hooks (D), and release the clip (E) by pulling the cover forward.

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      Fig. Grip cover removal and installation-driver-s side shown, other doors similar

    6.  

  2.  
  3. Disconnect the power window switch connector (A) (for some models). Remove the screws from the grip base (B), then remove the control panel.

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    Fig. Disconnect the power window switch connector (A) (for some models). Remove the screws from the grip base (B), then remove the control panel

  4.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure, noting these items:
    1. Replace any damaged clips.
    2.  
    3. Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly, and the rod is connected properly.
    4.  
    5. Make sure the window and power door locks operate properly.
    6.  

  2.  

Prelude

NOTE
This procedure requires the use of Trim Pad Remover, Snap-on A 177, or equivalent, commercially available trim pad removal tool.

  1. Remove the mirror mount cover, as follows:
    1. Lower the door glass fully.
    2.  
    3. Carefully pry out the mirror mount cover (A) by hand in the sequence shown.

      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. Mirror mount cover removal

    4.  

  2.  
  3. Remove the inner handle (A), being careful not to scratch the door panel, as follows:
    1. Pry out the cap (B), and remove the screw.
    2.  
    3. Pull the inner handle forward and out half-way.
    4.  
    5. Disconnect the inner handle rod (C) and power door lock switch connector (D).

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      Fig. Inner door handle removal and installation-2001-02 Accord Coupe

    6.  

  4.  
  5. Remove the screw, and release the clips (A, B) that hold the door panel (C) with a commercially available trim pad remover (D), then remove the door panel by pulling it upward. Disconnect the power window switch connectors (E), and the power mirror switch connector (F) (driver's side), security indicator connector (G) (driver's side for some models), and courtesy light bulb socket (H). Remove the door panel with as little bending as possible to avoid creasing or breaking it.

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    Fig. Door panel removal and installation-2001-02 Accord Coupe

  6.  
  7. Detach the electrical connector, then remove the retainers and the door lock actuator
  8.  

To install:

  1. Attach the electrical connector and install the door lock actuator.
  2.  
  3. Install the door panel in the reverse order of removal; make sure the connectors and the courtesy light bulb socket are plugged in properly, and the inner handle rod is connected properly.
  4.  

  1. Remove the inner handle (A), as follows:
    1. Pry out the cap (B), and remove the screw.
    2.  
    3. Pull the inner handle forward and out half-way.
    4.  
    5. Disconnect the inner handle rod (C) and power door lock switch connector (D) (for some models).

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      Fig. Inner door handle removal and installation

    6.  

  2.  
  3. Remove the two screws, then remove the door lock switch.

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    Fig. Door lock switch mounting

  4.  
  5. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  6.  

S2000

NOTE
This procedure requires the use of KTC Trim Tool Set SOJATP2014* and Trim pad remover, Snap-on A 177A or equivalent, commercially available tools. Take care not to scratch the door panel and door. Use the appropriate tool from the KTC trim tool set to avoid damage when prying components.

  1. Remove the door panel in the numbered sequence shown in the accompanying illustration. Remove the door panel with as little bending as possible to avoid creasing or breaking it.

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    Fig. Door panel removal and installation-S2000

  2.  
  3. Detach the electrical connector, then remove the door lock actuator.
  4.  

To install:

  1. Install the door lock actuator and attach the electrical connector.
  2.  
  3. Install the panel in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    1. Check for damaged or stress-whitened clips, and replace them with new ones.
    2.  
    3. Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly.
    4.  
    5. Push the clips into place securely.
    6.  
    7. Check the window and power door lock operations.
    8.  

  4.  


NOTE
This procedure requires the use of KTC Trim Tool Set SOJATP2014* and Trim pad remover, Snap-on A 177A or equivalent, commercially available tools. Take care not to scratch the door panel and door. Use the appropriate tool from the KTC trim tool set to avoid damage when prying components.