RX300 1999

Panels & Trim

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Removal & Installation



Door Panel
Front Door

Specific to:

Lexus RX300 1999-2003

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    NOTE
    If working near and/or around the SRS system and components, be sure to disable the SRS system.

  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    NOTE
    When disconnecting the cable be sure that the ignition switch and headlight switches are off.


    NOTE
    When disconnecting the cable, certain systems will have to be initialized after reconnecting the cable. These systems are adaptive front lighting system, power window control system, power back door system, SRS system, audio system, sliding roof system and certain DTC codes. Be sure to write down any important information before disconnecting the cable. The Toyota scan tool, or equivalent, must be used. Follow the directions on the appropriate scan tool to complete initialization procedure.

  4.  
  5. Remove the inside door handle bezel.
  6.  
  7. Remove the power window switch.

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    Fig. Front door power window switch and related components-RX300



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    Fig. Front door panel retaining clip locating points-RX300

  8.  
  9. Remove the door panel retaining screws and clips.
  10.  
  11. Pull the panel outward and disconnect the required electrical connectors.
  12.  
  13. Remove the door panel from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Front door and related components-RX300

  14.  

To install:


NOTE
Be sure to use new fasteners, as required.

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2.  

Rear Door

Specific to:

Lexus RX300 1999-2003

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    NOTE
    If working near and/or around the SRS system and components, be sure to disable the SRS system.

  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    NOTE
    When disconnecting the cable be sure that the ignition switch and headlight switches are off.


    NOTE
    When disconnecting the cable, certain systems will have to be initialized after reconnecting the cable. These systems are adaptive front lighting system, power window control system, power back door system, SRS system, audio system, sliding roof system and certain DTC codes. Be sure to write down any important information before disconnecting the cable. The Toyota scan tool, or equivalent, must be used. Follow the directions on the appropriate scan tool to complete initialization procedure.

  4.  
  5. Remove the inside door handle bezel.
  6.  
  7. Remove the power window switch.

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    Fig. Rear door power window switch and related components-RX300



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    Fig. Rear door panel retaining clip locating points-RX300

  8.  
  9. Remove the door panel retaining screws and clips.
  10.  
  11. Pull the panel outward and disconnect the required electrical connectors.
  12.  
  13. Remove the door panel from the vehicle.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Rear door and related components -RX300

  14.  

To install:


NOTE
Be sure to use new fasteners, as required.

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2.  

 
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