I've searched all over for a how-to on removing door panels but all i got is here-and-there pieces. Is there a full, detailed "HOW-TO" on this with pics??
If not, can you guys that did it already post some info?
1.use flathead screwdriver to pop out screw cover behind handle.. already removed shown here... remove this screw..there will also be 3 screws behind this fixture holding it to the door.. remove those as well once you pull the panel off
2.use flathead screwdriver to pop out arm rest shown here... remove those 2 screws.
3.yank on each corner of the door panel.. its held on by clips. they should pop right out.. dont be scared just yank away..lol.. they'll just pop right back into place when you're done
4. lift panel upward.. it should come right off
5. disconnect all wiring .
hmmm....is it really that easy? might be installing my alpines myself this weekend then....how difficult is it to get speaker wire through that little black hose?
its not hard at all.. u just have to have a little patience..
what i did was i took a 8" piece of coat hanger. i made one end into an L shape so i can pull it and the other end i made a tiny U shape..
once i feed the U shaped end through the rubber, i tie the wires to it then bend the U into an O so when i pull it back trough it doesnt get caught up on the factory wires or rubber.. it worked perfectly.. try it
'08 Altima 3.5 SE
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