Mitsubishi Outlander 2003-06

Locks & Lock Systems

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Power Door Locks



Removal & Installation
Door Lock Motor
Front
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the speaker garnish.
  4.  
  5. Remove the door inside handle, as follows:
    1. Insert a flat-blade screwdriver into the back end of the tapping screw cap of the door inside handle cover.
    2.  
    3. Carefully pry the screwdriver in the direction shown in the accompanying illustration. Remove the cap, then remove the capping screw.

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      Fig. Carefully pry the screwdriver in the direction shown. Remove the cap, then remove the capping screw

    4.  
    5. Insert Special Tool MB990784, or equivalent suitable trim removal tool, in the gap between the door inside handle cover and door inside handle where shown in the accompanying illustration. Remove the thumb clamp from the door inside handle cover and door inside handle.
    6.  
    7. Insert a special tool from the back end of the door inside handle cover to lift it in the direction of the arrow. Then remove the door inside handle cover.

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      Fig. Door inside handle removal

    8.  

  6.  
  7. Remove the delta cover (side view mirror).
  8.  
  9. Use Special Tool MB990784, or equivalent suitable trim removal tool to remove the door trim panel.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the front door panel

  10.  
  11. If necessary, remove the plastic film to access the door lock motor.
  12.  
  13. Remove the retainers and the door lock motor.
  14.  
  15. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  16.  

Rear
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the speaker garnish.
  4.  
  5. Remove the door inside handle, as follows:
    1. Insert a flat-blade screwdriver into the back end of the tapping screw cap of the door inside handle cover.
    2.  
    3. Carefully pry the screwdriver in the direction shown in the accompanying illustration. Remove the cap, then remove the capping screw.

      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. Carefully pry the screwdriver in the direction shown. Remove the cap, then remove the capping screw

    4.  
    5. Insert Special Tool MB990784, or equivalent suitable trim removal tool, in the gap between the door inside handle cover and door inside handle where shown in the accompanying illustration. Remove the thumb clamp from the door inside handle cover and door inside handle.
    6.  
    7. Insert a special tool from the back end of the door inside handle cover to lift it in the direction of the arrow. Then remove the door inside handle cover.

      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. Door inside handle removal

    8.  

  6.  
  7. Use Special Tool MB990784, or equivalent suitable trim removal tool to remove the door trim panel.
  8.  
  9. If necessary, remove the plastic film to access the door lock motor.
  10.  
  11. Remove the retainers and the door lock motor.
  12.  
  13. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the rear door panel

  14.  

Door Lock Switch
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the speaker garnish.
  4.  
  5. Remove the door inside handle, as follows:
    1. Insert a flat-blade screwdriver into the back end of the tapping screw cap of the door inside handle cover.
    2.  
    3. Carefully pry the screwdriver in the direction shown in the accompanying illustration. Remove the cap, then remove the capping screw.

      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. Carefully pry the screwdriver in the direction shown. Remove the cap, then remove the capping screw

    4.  
    5. Insert Special Tool MB990784, or equivalent suitable trim removal tool, in the gap between the door inside handle cover and door inside handle where shown in the accompanying illustration. Remove the thumb clamp from the door inside handle cover and door inside handle.
    6.  
    7. Insert a special tool from the back end of the door inside handle cover to lift it in the direction of the arrow. Then remove the door inside handle cover.

      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. Door inside handle removal

    8.  

  6.  
  7. Remove the delta cover (side view mirror).
  8.  
  9. Use Special Tool MB990784, or equivalent suitable trim removal tool to remove the door trim panel.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the front door panel

  10.  
  11. Disassemble the door panel, as shown in the accompanying illustration to remove the door lock switch.
  12.  
  13. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

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    Fig. Front and rear door panel disassembly

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