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2003 Honda Civic Door Panel Removal And Installation

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Download 1. If applicable, remove the regulator handle (A) by pulling the clip (B) out with a wire hook (C). 2. Remove the inner handle (A). Take care not to scratch the door panel. -1 Pry out on the upper portion of the cover (B) to release the hooks (C, D), then remove the cover. -2 Remove the screws. -3 Pull the inner handle forward and out half-way to release the hook (E). -4 Disconnect the inner handle rod (F) and power door lock switch connector (G) (driver’s side for some models). 3. Remove the switch panel (A) (power window model) or the pull pocket (B) (manual window model). -1 Using a trim tool, pry the cap (C), then remove the screw (D). -2 Pry out the panel or pocket to release the clips (E). -3 Release the clip (F) by pulling the cover or pocket forward. 4. Remove the screws (H) securing the door panel. 5. Remove the mirror mount cover. 6. Release the clips that hold the door panel (A) with a commercially available trim pad remover (B), then remove the door panel by pulling it upward. Remove the door panel with as little bending as possible to avoid creasing or breaking it. 7. Install the door panel in the reverse order of removal, and note these items: Replace any damaged clips. Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly, and the rod is connected properly. Make sure the window and power door locks operate properly. If applicable, install the regulator handle so it points forward and up at a 45 º angle with the glass fully closed.