ISUZU Amigo/Pick-ups/Rodeo/Trooper 1981-1996

Door Panels

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 through 16



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Fig. Fig. 1: Door panel assembly-early model Pick-up shown (other early models similar)



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Fig. Fig. 2: Door and panel assembly-later model Pick-up shown (other late models similar)



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Fig. Fig. 3: Door panel assembly-1995-96 Trooper



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Fig. Fig. 4: On Hombre models, if equipped, remove the accessory switch mounting plate



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Fig. Fig. 5: Hombre door handle trim panel and retainer screw



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Fig. Fig. 6: Hombre door panel assembly



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Fig. Fig. 7: Remove the retainer screws from the bottom of the armrest-1986 Trooper shown



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Fig. Fig. 8: With the screws removed from the armrest, detach the armrest from the door panel



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Fig. Fig. 9: If equipped with an ashtray, remove the ashtray ...



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Fig. Fig. 10: ... and remove the retainer screws securing the ashtray holder assembly



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Fig. Fig. 11: Remove the ashtray holder from the panel and place aside



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Fig. Fig. 12: Remove the door handle trim panel retainer screw



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Fig. Fig. 13: Use a suitable window crank removal tool between the crank and door panel ...



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Fig. Fig. 14: ... to separate the crank from the window regulator stud



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Fig. Fig. 15: Insert the crank arm clip to the crank, and remove the washer, then place the pieces aside



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Fig. Fig. 16: After removing the door panel, inspect the panel clip mounting holes for any clips which may have been left behind after panel removal

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. If equipped with an accessory switch panel, carefully pry the switch panel up and away from the door panel. Tag and disconnect the switches from the panel.
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  5. On 1981-86 models, remove armrest attaching screws.
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  7. On 1987-96 models, remove the retainer screws secure the pocket in the molded armrest on the door panel.
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  9. If equipped with crank type windows, remove window crank handle with the appropriate clip removal tool.
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  11. If equipped with manual remote mirrors, remove the control knob bezel.
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  13. Remove inside door handle cover attaching screw and trim plate.
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  15. If equipped with door mounted speakers, remove the speaker, and disconnect the speaker wires. For speaker removal and installation steps, refer to Chassis Electrical .
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  17. Remove all external screws securing the door panel. Insert an appropriate prytool between the door panel and door frame to remove the hidden clips securing the panel.
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  19. Holding door panel vertical lift straight up to release the upper clip.
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  21. Inspect all retaining clips and replace any broken or missing pieces.
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To install:
  1. Position the door to the door and carefully press on the retainer clips to engage. If a clip will not engage, inspect the mounting hole behind the panel to make sure the clip is properly aligned. Install any panel-to-door retainer screws.
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  3. If equipped with crank windows, attach the washer and crank to the window regulator stud.
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  5. On 1981-86 models, attach the armrest to the door using the retainer screws.
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  7. On 1987-96 models, insert the armrest pocket and secure in place with retainer screws.
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  9. If equipped with door panel mounted speakers, attach the speaker wires to the speaker and secure the assembly to the door panel.
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  11. If equipped with remote cable mirrors, attach the control knob to the door panel with the retainer bezel.
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  13. If equipped with an ashtray, insert the holder assembly, and secure in place with retainer screws. Install the ashtray to the holder assembly.
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  15. Position the door handle trim panel around the door handle assembly, and secure in place with the retainer screw.
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  17. If equipped with accessory switch panel, attach the harnesses to the switches, and press the accessory plate into the door panel.
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  19. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  21. Check and make sure all panel components function correctly.
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