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#1 (permalink) Old 06-18-2005, 12:48 PM
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Well im trying to access my door acutator. I unscrewed the one screw located in the door handle. Ive undone all the clips ut it seems there is either a really tough clip or another SCREW where the armrest/handle is. Is there a screw there? I dont want to damage the panel by pulling too hard. Any info on this would help greatly.


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Pull out the mirror switch. There is one behind there I believe.

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Pry out the mirror switch, its a Torx T20 Screw behind there, remove that screw and I THINK thats it for screws, its all clips from there, to be safe, remove the screw for the door handle itself.

BTW, get a bentley service manual. just for the job you're describing its well worth it

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No money for service manual. I figured it out right after I went back from this site to work on it except I dont have a long enough ellen wrench. I saw all the foam insulation and am thinkign of possibly removing it in the future as a weight saver, with the added bonus as I can hear my car more when im inside (which is a plus for me).


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well dude, when you get 50 bucks to spare, pick up that manual...Its a lifesaver and it'll pay for itself quickly.

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When i have 15 bucks to spare ill buy some decent ellen wrenches and will finally be able to access the door and maybe fix my lockign system.


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Dude, its a 5 dollar screwdriver at an auto parts store.

Its not an allen wrench. Its a Torx Screw. Also reffered to as a star screw.

The size is T20.

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Really? WEll fuck. I onyl glanced int here at it and realized all my ellen wrenches were too small. Thanks for the headsup. I should have time friday morning.
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Your toolkit in the trunk should also contain a wrench that can be used.

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