Jeep Wrangler/YJ 1987-1995 Repair Guide

Door Trim Panel

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Hardtop

See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

  1. Remove the door assist handle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the door latch release handle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the window crank handle.
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  7. Carefully pry the trim panel clips from the door. Be very careful! It's easy to tear the trim panel or break loose the clip from the panel. Inexpensive tools are made for this job and are available at most auto parts stores.
  8.  
  9. Remove the watershield.
  10.  
  11. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Removing the door inside assist handle



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Fig. Fig. 2: Removing the door inside release handle



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Fig. Fig. 3: Door latch release handle and rods



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Fig. Fig. 4: Full metal hard top door trim panel

Soft Top

See Figure 5

  1. Open the door.
  2.  
  3. Turn the window retaining sleeves 1 / 4 turn to the left, then pull them up and out of the door.
  4.  
  5. Remove the window from the door by detaching the soft top snap fasteners and pulling the window up.
  6.  
  7. Remove the latch interior release handle.
  8.  
  9. Remove the assist handle.
  10.  
  11. Remove the trim panel by detaching the retainers around the perimeter of the trim panel.
  12.  
  13. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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Fig. Fig. 5: Half metal soft top door trim panel

 
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