Peugeot 405 Manual

Door inner trim panel - removal and refitting
Bodywork and fittings / Door inner trim panel - removal and refitting


Removal
1 If the trim is being in removed in order to remove the window glass, lower the window to approximately the two-thirds open position.

2 Carefully prise the surround from the door interior handle (see illustration).

13.2 Removing the door interior handle surround
13.2 Removing the door interior handle surround

3 Remove the loudspeaker cover panel, either by depressing the securing clip at the lower edge of the panel, or by removing the three securing screws from the edge of the panel, as applicable (see illustration).

13.3 Removing a loudspeaker cover panel securing screw
13.3 Removing a loudspeaker cover panel securing screw

4 Unscrew the securing screws, withdraw the loudspeaker, and disconnect the wiring.

5 Lift up the inner door lock operating button then, using a small screwdriver, depress the retaining tab, and slide off the button (see illustration).

13.5 Depress the retaining tab and slide off the lock operating button
13.5 Depress the retaining tab and slide off the lock operating button

6 On models with manually-operated windows, carefully pull the window regulator handle from the door.

7 On models with electric windows, disconnect the battery negative lead, then prise the switches from the door, and disconnect the wiring plugs (see illustration).

13.7 Removing an electric window switch from the door
13.7 Removing an electric window switch from the door

8 Prise the mirror trim plate from the front corner of the door (see illustration). Where applicable, loosen the clamp screw, and release the mirror adjuster knob from the trim plate.

13.8 Prise off the mirror trim plate
13.8 Prise off the mirror trim plate

9 Remove the securing screws and withdraw the armrest (where applicable, prise the trim plate from the armrest to expose the screws) (see illustration).

13.9 Remove the securing screws and withdraw the armrest
13.9 Remove the securing screws and withdraw the armrest

10 On later models, prise the trim plate from the rear of the door pocket, and unscrew the rear trim panel securing screw (see illustration).

13.10 Removing the rear door trim panel securing screw - later model
13.10 Removing the rear door trim panel securing screw - later model

11 Where applicable, using a screwdriver, release the trim panel securing clip located in the loudspeaker aperture.

12 Working around the edge of the door, release the remaining securing clips around the edge of the trim panel, ideally using a forked tool to avoid breaking the clips.

13 Lift the panel to release it from the top of the door, then withdraw the panel. Where applicable, disconnect the wiring plug from the electric windows control unit, which is located on a bracket attached to the rear of the door trim panel.

Refitting
14 Refitting is a reversal of removal, bearing in mind the following points.

a) Before refitting, check whether any of the trim panel retaining clips were broken on removal, and renew as necessary.

b) Ensure that the weatherstrip (with the metal reinforcing strip) is in place on the top of the trim panel before refitting, and check that the weatherstrip engages correctly with the weatherstrip on the door as the trim panel is refitted.

c) To refit the inner door lock operating button, first lock the door to ensure that the link rod is in its lowest position.

Position the button locating tab in the lower of its two holes, then firmly push the button onto the rod until it clips into position and the retaining tab appears in the upper hole (see illustrations).

13.14a Position the lock button locating tab in the lower position
13.14a Position the lock button locating tab in the lower position

13.14b Push the button onto the rod until retaining tab appears in upper hole
13.14b Push the button onto the rod until retaining tab appears in upper hole (arrowed)


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