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Tips for removing internal door covers

JA2Z

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Hi Guys,


I want to work on my central locking.

Do you have any tips for removing the internal plastic panels from my car so that i don't break anything.

And what is the best way to get them off the door lock? is a special tool required or can you make something up yourself?

thanks.
 

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The only tricky bit is popping the red tab off your door lock knob. If you put a bit of a bend in a flat bit of metal it helps to get in around the side of it and lift it up. Aside from that, its 3 screws (1 behind the door lock button, 2 in the hand grip thing) and the window winder is held on by a circlip which you can push off with a flat bladed screwdriver. Then just pull it off. Dont worry about the popping noises, those are just plastic clips that stick back together.
 

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Also for your window winding handle you might need to use a flat blade screw driver to get the little pin out.
 

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The winder handle spring locking clip can be removed easy by using a strong bit of rag and slid around the winder - back n forth just a little. should come off no probs - just dont do it on the lawn.
 

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Ping................................... 2 hours later give up :)
Happened to me too lol, and car key fits perfectly under the winder to push the clip out . I could do it in about 5 seconds flat
 

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The only tricky bit is popping the red tab off your door lock knob. If you put a bit of a bend in a flat bit of metal it helps to get in around the side of it and lift it up. Aside from that, its 3 screws (1 behind the door lock button, 2 in the hand grip thing) and the window winder is held on by a circlip which you can push off with a flat bladed screwdriver. Then just pull it off. Dont worry about the popping noises, those are just plastic clips that stick back together.
don't forget the 4 screws in the bottom of the map pocket and the 3 in the vent
 

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Dunno if it helps, seems as if your questions has already by answered but there is a thread in the how to section in regards to getting the door trim off ;)

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https://forums.justcommodores.com.au/threads/removing-front-door-trim-vn-vs.3912
 
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