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How to Remove the Inside Door Panels of a Ford Van

by Nichole Liandi

Knowing how to remover the inside door panels of your Ford van is a handy skill to have. With this knowledge in hand, you'll be able to avoid an expensive trip to the shop if you need to get inside the door for repairs like replacing a window motor, putting window back on track, or replacing speakers.

Pry the sail panel off (the triangular plastic piece at the leading edge of the window) by inserting your panel tool at the top edge.

Remove the Phillips screw that is exposed. Set the panel and the screw aside.

Pry off the trim that is behind the door pull. Start at the front edge and work towards the bottom edge to release it.

Remove the Phillips screw that is exposed. Set the trim piece and the screw aside.

Pry off the screw cover at the bottom back edge of the door. Remove the Phillips screw that is exposed. Set the screw cover and screw aside.

Pry up the panel on the armrest that contains the power window controls. Remove the Phillips screw that is exposed and set it aside.

Lift the door panel straight up and away from the door body to remove the panel.

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About the Author

Based in Virginia, Nichole Liandi has been a freelance writer since 2005. Her articles have appeared on various print and online publications. Liandi has traveled extensively in Europe and East Asia and incorporates her experiences into her articles. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from West Virginia University.

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