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1984 M-B 380se. How to open the door panels Front or Real.

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1984 M-B 380se. How to open the door panels Front or Real.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Super mechanic replied 8 years ago.

Hello and welcome to Just answer.com, Super mechanic here. About your vehicle.

 

Here are the steps for the door panels along with the armrest R&R, with pictures.

 

 

 

Removal

1Remove hand grip with arm rest. See Armrest for procedure. See: Interior Moulding / Trim\Arm Rest\Service and Repair
2Remove window crank.

 

 

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Unscrew screw and pull-off reveal molding in upward direction.

 

 

 

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Remove enclosure on door lock.

 

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5Unscrew screw below on door lining.
6Pull door lining in upward direction and remove.

Attention! Door lining is hung-on and not clipped-on.

Installation

7For installation proceed vice versa.

Note: If the sealing sheet on inner door panel is damaged, renew prior to installing door lining.

 

 

ARM REST

Removal

 

 

 

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Loosen inlay and remove.

 

 

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Unscrew screw on recess.

 

 

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Remove actuating switch of electric window openers at rear doors. For this purpose, unclip springs below and at top on switch with a flat, wedge-shaped tool (flattened welding wire, if applicable, pull out switch and separate plug connection).

 

 

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Push off cover.

 

 

 

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Pull out cover and unscrew screw located underneath.

 

 

 

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6Unscrew both screws on arm rest and remove arm rest.

Installation

7For installation proceed vice versa.

Note: The screw at top of hand grip is microencapsulated. Either renew or secure with screw locking compound (tightening torque 6 Nm ).

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.

Dear Super mechanic,

 

How about Front Door?