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Old 02-24-2004, 12:51 PM   #1
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To take off the door handle panel and the trim around the gauges that runs from the light switch the stereo. Can I just use a flat tip screwdriver and prop it off? Or is there some hidden screws or something?
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No screws. Pry carefully, in weather above 40 or so.
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No screws. Pry carefully, in weather above 40 or so.
Actually this one isn't as bad in cold weather. The bad stuff is the white stuff in the door lights. That'* horrid plastic, which reminds me, i need to order one before the trip.
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The little insert panel in my front passenger door handle recess broke in our last freeze. It'* not as bad as that other plastic, but it can still get busted in the cold.
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No screws. Pry carefully, in weather above 40 or so.
Actually this one isn't as bad in cold weather. The bad stuff is the white stuff in the door lights. That'* horrid plastic, which reminds me, i need to order one before the trip.
That is the worst plastic ever. I took electrical tape and put it over the plastic tabs i snapped off and used about 10-15 layers of electrical tape and then popped it back in and it has held fine for probably 4 months now.
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I have done it numerous times, I used about 3 different sized screw drivers and took my time to make sure the tabs didnt break. I started with a small one and moved my way up. You will be able to feel the locations where the tabs are holding it in, thats where you need to put the most pressure. May I ask what this is for? Maybe some of us can help out.
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for the dash trim, once you get one or two tabs out with your prying device (i used a fork) you can pretty much use your fingers on the rest of them. just go slow and don't force anything.
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for the dash trim, once you get one or two tabs out with your prying device (i used a fork) you can pretty much use your fingers on the rest of them. just go slow and don't force anything.
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Yea, it was last monh that I took off my dash and painted it black. Nothing broke.
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