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2004 ford explorer rear making noise when set ac to rear how

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2004 ford explorer rear making noise when set ac to rear how do i remove rear panel to change part
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Ford snr master replied 8 years ago.

good evening and thank you for inquiring with JustAnswer. below is the procedure for removing the rear quarter trim. if you have any further questions please feel free to ask


First remove the c Pillar trim panel (image part# XXXXX) pull weatherstrip loose from door opening around panel and release clips and pull back trim panel.

Next remove the cargo area overhead panel at rear body opening. Pull down on panel to release. Then pull loose the d Pillar trim panel (image part#14) by pulling backward. Then follow image , remove the screws and pull back on quarter panel.

SEE NOTE 16 prior to diassembly.


Item 16: Rear Quarter Trim Panel Removal Note

  1. If equipped with third-row seating, remove the third-row seat.
  2. If equipped, remove the luggage assembly cover.
  3. Remove the stowage compartment doors.
  4. NOTE: Right side shown, left side similar.

    Remove the stowage compartment assemblygraphic
  5. Position the carpet asidegraphic
  6. Remove the brackets.
    • Remove the bolts.graphic



Customer: replied 8 years ago.
need pictures don't understand
Expert:  Ford snr master replied 8 years ago.

Unfortunately these are all the images available and no intricate diagrams are listed