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1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR. HOW TO REMOVE PASSANGER DOOR PANAL

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1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR. HOW TO REMOVE PASSANGER DOOR PANAL TO REPLACE REMOTE CONTROL SIDE VIEW MIRROR.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Richard replied 5 years ago.

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Here is the procedure to remove the panel.

 

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Removal

CAUTION: To avoid breakage of door pull cover(s), insert a screwdriver diagonally between pull strap and chrome bracket. Snap out both sides then remove.

  1. Snap out two door pull strap retaining screw covers. Remove screws.
  2. Remove two screws on front and rear side of front door trim panel.

NOTE: The following procedure must be used during removal and installation of the door armrest and trim panel. Refer to the appropriate illustrations for component and vehicle model identification.

  1. Using the Trim Pad Removing Tool from Rotunda Windshield and Moulding/Trim Removal Kit 107-R0401 or equivalent, pry the trim panel retaining clips from the door inner panel.

NOTE: Do not use front door trim panel to remove trim clips from door inner panel. Replace any bent, damaged or missing push pins.

  1. Remove window regulator control switch housing from back of front door trim panel. Lift up housing, remove retaining screws and disconnect all connectors.
  2. Disconnect driver seat regulator control processor switch (driver door only) if equipped.
  3. Twist out interior lamp wire assembly and remove the front door trim panel.

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I WANT TO KNOW HOW TO REMOVE THE PASSENGER SIDE REMOTE CONTROL REAR VIEW MIRROR. DO I REMOVE THE PANEL WITH THE POWER WINDOW UP OR DOWN??? ONCE THE PANEL IS OFF, HOW DO I GET THE MIRROR, WIRES/CONNECTOR OFF???
Expert:  Richard replied 5 years ago.

Remove the panel with the wondow up or down it does not matter. Once the panel is removed remove the mirror assembly.

 

REMOVAL

  1. Disconnect battery ground cable.
  2. Remove front door trim panel.
  3. Disconnect two electrical connectors.
  4. Remove nut from outside rear view mirror mounting base.
  5. Swing outside rear view mirror toward driver door window glass to expose screw in mount base.
  6. Remove screw from outside rear view mirror base.
  7. Remove outside rear view mirror from front door. Guide wiring and connectors through hole in front door.

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