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how to remove the left side door panel.

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how to remove the left side door panel.
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.

hi scottz 136 i need to repair the remote control mechanismin the door. i thing the rod came off the


Thanks for replying Doug,I just need to know what model of Mercury you are working on.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
1999 mercury mountain subn
Is this a 1999 Mountaineer?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Ok,here are the directions to get the panel off.

1999 Explorer/Mountaineer Workshop Manual

Trim Panel—Front Door


NOTE: High series shown, low series similar.

NOTE: The window must be completely down to remove the front door trim panel.

  1. On high series front door trim panel, disconnect the battery ground cable (14301).
  1. Remove the screws.
  1. Remove the inside door handle cup (22634).
  1. On low series front door trim panel, remove the screw and the window regulator handle.
  1. Start in a lower corner and work around the panel and separate the front door trim panel (23942) from the front door (20124) to disengage the pin-type retainers.

  1. Lift the front door trim panel to disengage the top lip from the weatherstrip.

  1. Position the front door trim panel aside.

  1. Separate the power window switch finish panel from the door trim panel.
    • Release the locking tabs.
  1. If equipped, remove the courtesy lamp bulb from the lens and remove the front door trim panel

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
does the panel snap off ; and what do the numbers mean or convey.
Sorry ,the numbers don't show the order,the steps are in order though.The panel slides up towards the door glass after removing all the attaching hardware.