Volkswagen Front Wheel Drive 1974-1989 Repair Guide

Door Panels

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Remove the window regulator handle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the arm rest.
  4.  
  5. Remove the door lock knob.
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  7. Remove the inner door handle cover.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Door panel mounting

  1. Using a flat prytool, gently separate the door trim panel clips from the door.
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  3. Lift the panel to remove it and disconnect the speaker or mirror wires as required.
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To install:
  1. Make sure the sheet of plastic behind the panel is properly sealed against the metal to keep drafts out of the interior.
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  3. Place the door trim panel into position on the door.
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  5. Apply pressure to the trim panel in the areas where the trim panel clips attach to the door.
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  7. Install the inner door handle cover, door lock knob and the arm rest.
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