Toyota Cressida/Corona/Crown/MarkII 1970-1982 Repair Guide

Door Panel

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the door inside handle and armrest.
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  3. Remove the regulator handle snapring.
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  5. Remove the door courtesy light, if so equipped.
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  7. Remove the door trim retaining screws.
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  9. Loosen the door trim by prying between the retainers and the door trim.
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  11. Disconnect the power window switch (if equipped), and remove the door panel.
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  13. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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Fig. Fig. 1 When removing the interior door panel, pry the armrest trim off to access the retaining screws



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Fig. Fig. 2 Once the retaining screws are removed, the armrest can be snapped off of the plastic retainers



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Fig. Fig. 3 Remove the door handle trim retaining screw ...



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Fig. Fig. 4 ... then slide the trim out from behind the handle



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Fig. Fig. 5 Slide this special tool behind the window regulator handle . .



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Fig. Fig. 6 ... to remove the snapring retaining the handle to the regulator shaft



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Fig. Fig. 7 Carefully pry the outer edges around the trim panel to separate it from the door shell



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Fig. Fig. 8 With the trim separated, lift the panel over the door lock button



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Fig. Fig. 9 Check for any damaged retaining clips and replace as needed

 
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