2002 Ford Explorer C-Pillar Trim Panel Removal and Installation


Removal and Installation

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1. Lower the rear door opening weatherstrip.

Fig. 14: Locating Rear Door Opening Weatherstrip

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2. Remove the trim panel clips.

Fig. 15: Removing Trim Panel Clips

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Vehicles With Third Row Seats

3. Position the second row outer seats to the forward position.

Vehicles Without Third Row Seats

4. Remove the rear seats. For additional information, REFER to SEATING .

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5. Remove the lower safety belt anchor bolt. Download File PDF

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