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2008 Ford Taurus
In This Article:
Various screws are removed and
electrical connectors are disconnected. The door panel
is pried away from the door.
Skill Level: 2-3 (Basic to Intermediate)
Time Taken: About 15 Minutes
By Jim Wilk, Licensed Auto Body
This 2008 Ford Taurus
had eight screws securing the plastic
door panel to the metal door frame.
I used a rigid putty
knife (with masking tape on the blade to prevent
scratching) to pry on the top of the side view mirror cover. Then I unhooked the
plastic cover from the
This wire goes to the small speaker in the
Caution: Have someone hold onto the side view
mirror if it fall it can cause damage to the
outer door painted panel.
With the small flat screwdriver, I lifted up the
small cover at the bottom of the inside door pull
Caution: This plastic cover and can
break or crack easily, so pry carefully.
Red arrows show the wire connector lock tabs.
electrical connector has a different shape, so
there's no risk of mixing them up when
door panel was completely separated from the
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Written February 18, 2010