Toyota Cressida and Van 1983-1990

Rear Door

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DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY



Cressida
1983-84 Models


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Fig. Fig. 1 Exploded view of the rear door assembly-1983-84 Cressida

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the inside door handle bezel. Remove the armrest.
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  3. Pry loose the door trim panel.
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  5. Remove the door belt molding.
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  7. Remove the inside door handle. Disconnect the control link from the handle.
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  9. Remove the service hole cover.
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  11. Remove the upper set screw from the division bar. Remove the 2 set bolts from the panel. Pull out the glass runner from the division bar. Pull out the division bar from the door cavity.
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  13. Remove the quarter window together with the weather strip by pulling it forward.
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  15. Remove the door glass from the regulator roller. Pull the door glass upward to remove it.
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  17. Remove the door glass regulator mounting bolts. Remove the regulator through the service hole.
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  19. Remove the inside lock knob and link.
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  21. Disconnect the following linkages:
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    1. Door inside opening control
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    3. Door outside opening control
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    5. Door outside locking control
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  23. Remove the door lock.
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  25. Remove the child protect cover and the outside handle with its 2 retaining bolts.
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  27. To replace the door glass;
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    1. Remove the glass channel assembly from the glass with a suitable pry tool.
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    3. Apply soapy water to the inside of the weather strip.
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    5. Install the door glass channel onto the new door glass by taping it with a plastic hammer.
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To assemble:

  1. Install the outside door handle along with the child protector cover. Install the door lock.
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  3. Connect the following linkages:
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    1. Door inside opening control
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    3. Door outside opening control
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    5. Door outside locking control
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  5. Install door lock control link onto the door panel. Connect the linkage to the door lock. Disconnect the control link. Raise the handle 0.020-0.039 in. (0.5-1.0mm) from the rest position. Fit the pin into the hole by turning the adjuster.
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  7. Check that the door fit and door linkages are adjusted correctly. Adjust the striker by loosening the striker mounting screws.
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  9. Place the door glass regulator through the service hole. Tighten the mounting bolt.
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  11. Install the door glass in the door cavity. Install the door glass into the regulator roller.
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  13. Install the quarter glass.
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  15. Place the division bar in the door. Install one upper screw and 2 bolts. Install the glass run into the division bar. Apply soapy water to the glass runner.
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  17. Install the belt molding.
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  19. Install the service hole cover with adhesive. Insert the lower edge on the cover into the door panel slit. Seal the panel slit with cotton tape. Do not block the trim clip seating with the tape.
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  21. Connect the control link to the inside door handle and install the handle.
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  23. Install the door panel trim.
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  25. Adjust the equalizer arm up and down and tighten it when the door glass sits flush on the top of the door pillar.
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  27. Install the armrest and inside door handle bezel. Adjust the rear door.
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1985-90 MODELS


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Fig. Fig. 2 Exploded view of the rear door assembly-1985-88 Cressida



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Fig. Fig. 3 Exploded view of the rear door assembly-1989-90 Cressida

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the door handle bezel and armrest.
  2.  
  3. Pry loose the door trim panel.
  4.  
  5. Remove the door belt molding.
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  7. Remove the inside door handle. Disconnect the control link from the handle.
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  9. Remove the service hole cover. Remove the door glass stoppers.
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  11. Remove the 2 door glass mounting nuts. Lower the door glass into the bottom door cavity. Remove the weather stripping.
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  13. Remove the upper set screw from the division bar. Remove the 2 set bolts from the panel. Pull out the glass runner from the division bar. Pull out the division bar from the door cavity.
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  15. Remove the quarter window together with the weather strip by pulling it forward.
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  17. Remove the belt molding. Remove the door glass runner clip. Remove the door frame molding. Pull the door glass upward to remove it.
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  19. Unplug the power window motor connector. Remove the equalizer arm mounting bracket mounting bolts. Remove the door glass regulator mounting bolts and remove the regulator through the service hole.
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  21. Disconnect the door lock control link and the outside control link.
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  23. Remove the inside lock knob and link.
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  25. Remove the door lock solenoid connector. Remove the door lock and door lock solenoid mounting bolts. Remove the door lock with the door lock solenoid through the service hole. Remove the door lock solenoid from the door lock.
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  27. Remove the outside door handle set bolts and handle.
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  29. To replace the door glass;
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    1. Remove the glass channel assembly from the glass with a suitable prytool.
    2.  
    3. Apply soapy water to the inside of the weather strip.
    4.  
    5. Install the door glass channel onto the new door glass by taping it with a plastic hammer.
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    7. To replace the door glass on the 1989-90 Cressida, remove the glass stopper, nut, stud bolt and washer and remove the glass assembly. Installation is the reverse order of the removal procedure.
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To assemble:

  1. Install the outside door handle.
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  3. Install the door lock solenoid to the door lock. Tighten the 2 screws after adjusting so that the gap becomes closed when unlocked.
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  5. Install the door lock with the 3 set screws. Install the door lock solenoid mounting bolt. Connect the door lock solenoid.
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  7. Install the inside lock knob and link. Connect the outside control link and inside lock link. Check the door lock and unlock operation and adjust as necessary.
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  9. Place the regulator through the service hole. Tighten the regulator mounting bolts. Temporarily tighten the equalizer arm bracket mounting bolts. Attach the power window motor connector.
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  11. Insert the door glass into the door cavity. Install the door frame molding. Install the glass run clip and install the bolt molding with the screw.
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  13. Install the quarter window glass with the weatherstrip.
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  15. Place the division bar in the door. Install the glass run into the division bar. Apply soapy water to the glass runner.
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  17. Install the weatherstripping molding.
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  19. Insert the glass to the front and rear glass runners. Install the door glass to the regulator with the 2 mounting bolts. With the door glass pushed up against the rear frame side, install the 2 equalizer arm mounting bolts.
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  21. Install the door glass stoppers. Open the door 0.20 in. (5mm) from the fully closed position. When the stopper is pushed against the lower side tighten the mounting bolts. Check the door glass operation and alignment.
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  23. Install the service hole cover with adhesive. Insert the lower edge on the cover into the door panel slit. Seal the panel slit with cotton tape. Do not block the trim clip seating with the tape.
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  25. Install the inside handle and door trim panel.
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  27. Install the armrest and power window switch. Install the inside door handle bezel and adjust the door as necessary.
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