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|Dodge Avenger Front Door Speaker Removal
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How to Remove Front Door Speaker
|1.1) At door panel hand hold, gently pry edge of screw cover from bottom of cavity.|
|2.1) Cover hinges open.|
|3.1) Remove first exposed screw.|
|4.1) Remove second exposed screw.|
|5.1) Pry edge of control panel from arm rest releasing clips. All clips release with pry pressure.|
|6.1) Pry forward along edge of control panel releasing clips.|
|7.1) Pry front edge of control panel up releasing clips.|
|8.1) Pull control panel up out of arm rest.|
9.1) Locate first connector at front of control panel.
Note - Passenger's door will have less connectors.
|10.1) Squeeze trigger at front of connector into connector.|
|11.1) Release connector and remove.|
|12.1) Locate trigger on connector, squeeze trigger into connector.|
|13.1) Release and remove connector.|
|14.1) Locate trigger on connector, squeeze trigger into connector.|
|15.1) Release and remove connector.|
|16.1) Remove control panel and set to side.|
|17.1) At door open handle cavity, pry edge of screw cover.|
|18.1) Swing screw cover open for access.|
|19.1) Remove exposed screw.|
|20.1) At top front edge of door panel, pry edge of small triangular panel from door releasing clip.|
|21.1) Remove panel and set to side.|
|22.1) Pry front bottom edge of door panel from door releasing clips.|
|23.1) Pry up along front edge of door panel releasing clips.|
|24.1) Pry bottom of panel from door releasing clips.|
|25.1) Pry back bottom edge of door panel from door releasing clips.|
26.1) Pry up along back edge of door panel from door releasing clips.
Note - These clips are snug and require some pressure to release. Also, once several clips have been released you may grasp the edge of the door panel and pull to release clips.
|27.1) Pull bottom edge of door panel away from door, this verifies all clips are released.|
|28.1) Lift back edge of door panel up out of window jam and over door lock pin.|
|29.1) Lift front edge of door panel up out of window jam and pull top edge of door panel back for access to back of panel.|
|30.1) Locate door open handle cable on door panel.|
|31.1) Remove cable locking spring from cable and door handle assembly.|
|32.1) Grasp end of cable.|
|33.1) Pull cable back to remove end of cable from housing.|
|34.1) Guide cable through slot on housing to release.|
|35.1) Locate cable lock on assembly.|
|36.1) Cable lock swings to side to release from cable.|
|37.1) Lift cable end up out of door open handle assembly.
37.2) Remove door panel and set to side.
|38.1) Check door for remaining door panel clips.|
|39.1) Pry clips from door to remove.|
|40.1) Place clips into slots on door panel ready for reinstallation.|
|41.1) Remove screws securing speaker to door, remove speaker and disconnect.|
|42.1) During reinstallation of door panel, after reconnecting door handle cable and securing, locate opposite end of cable.|
|43.1) Cable may pull from routing location, rubber grommet on cable fits into slot on side of opening. Push grommet into place.|
|44.1) Locate round rubber cover for opening.|
|45.1) Fit cover into place.|
|46.1) When placing door panel down into window jam, guide door lock pin through door panel.|
|47.1) Pull control panel cables up, cables may become jammed between door and door panel.|
|48.1) Align door panel clips to opening on door panel.|
|49.1) Align all door panel clips to openings on door before pushing panel on to door to secure.|
|50.1) Small triangular panel at top front edge of door has a small tongue at bottom of panel.|
|51.1) Tongue mates to groove at top of door panel, push panel in to place to secure.|
How to Remove Rear Deck Speaker
|We were rained out before this removal guide could be started. Rear speakers are mounted from the top side of the rear deck. This is a rear seat, rear side panel and rear deck removal for access to the speakers. We will be getting back to this vehicle in the future.|
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