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    Toyota Camry and Avalon 1997-2000

    Door Panels

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    Fig. Typical front door mounting screw locations-Avalon



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    Fig. Front door belt molding-Avalon



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    Fig. Example of a windshield molding and door handle clip pliers

    REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
    Front Door


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    Fig. Use a small pry tool to . . .



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    Fig. . . . remove the screw cap covers. . .



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    Fig. . . . from the door panel



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    Fig. This style door fastener must be pressed in with a scratch awl. . .



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    Fig. . . . to be released

    1. On vehicles without power windows, place a soft cloth under the window regulator handle and pull upwards on the cloth to release the snapring. Remove the regulator handle and plate.
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    Fig. Using a taped prytool, carefully remove the bezel portion of the handle



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    Fig. Remove the bezel by pulling towards the tip of the handle



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    Fig. Use a pry tool to . . .



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    Fig. . . . remove any screw covers . . .



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    Fig. . . . and extract any retaining screws from the door panel

    1. Remove the screw from the inside handle and slide the handle forward. Disconnect and remove the handle from the control link.
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    3. On manual mirrors, remove the setting screw and knob. Tape the end of a thin flat-bladed tool and pry the retainer loose to remove the cover.
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    5. If equipped with power windows, remove the power window switch from the and armrest.
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    7. Remove the mounting screws and remove the armrest from the door panel. Remove the inside door handle bezel by pushing rearward.
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    Fig. Carefully pry the edge of the door panel around the outer edges, then remove the door panel



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    Fig. Make sure to disconnect all wiring

    1. Remove the door courtesy light by pulling outward. Disconnect the electrical wiring.
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    3. Remove the two screw caps and speaker cover(s). Remove six screws from the trim panel.
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    5. Remove the door pocket from the panel.
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    7. Tape the end of a thin bladed tool, then insert the tool between the door panel and door and pry the panel outward. Disconnect the electrical wiring after the panel is free and remove the panel from the vehicle.
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    To install:

    1. Connect the electrical wiring, if equipped, and install the trim panel onto the door.
    2.  
    3. Secure the trim panel with the mounting screws, then install screw caps and speaker cover(s).
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    5. Install the door pocket.
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    7. Install the armrest and secure with the mounting screws. Install the power window switch as required.
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    9. Install the door courtesy lamp. Install the inside handle bezel.
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    11. Install the outside rear view mirror cover and retainer. On manual mirrors, install the knob and setting screw.
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    13. Connect the inside handle to the control link. Install the handle, slide it rearward and install the screw.
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    15. With the door window fully closed, install the window regulator and handle.
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    Rear Door


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    Fig. Rear door components-Avalon



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    Fig. Door trim screw locations-Avalon



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    Fig. Remove the rear door upper molding-Camry

    1. On vehicles without power windows, place a soft cloth under the window regulator handle and pull upwards on the cloth to release the snapring. Remove the regulator handle and plate.
    2.  
    3. If equipped with power windows, tape the end of a thin bladed tool and insert it between the window switch and the armrest. Pry the switch from the armrest and disconnect the wiring.
    4.  
    5. Tape the end of a bladed tool, pry the inside door handle bezel rearward, and remove.
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    7. Remove the screw caps and remove the retaining screws.
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    9. Use the bladed tool, and insert it between the trim retainers and the door panel to pry it loose.
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    11. Pull the trim panel upwards and remove from the door.
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    To install:

    1. Install the door trim panel onto the door from above. Tap the top of the door panel to insure it is fully seated on door panel.
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    3. Install all trim retainers and secure.
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    5. Install the power window switch onto the armrest and secure.
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    7. With the door window fully closed, install the window regulator and handle.
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