Hello I will help you with your question,
The panel pops off once you remove the inside handle, the special tool is a plastic pry bar but you can tape the tip of a screwdriver to help pop the panel off, free the bottom then lift off the top.
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thanks, XXXXX XXXXX helped, i needed to know where the fasteners are so the the trim panel does not break
I still need to order the latch. The answer met my needs for now
Thanks again Roger