Trim - A-Pillar - Lower - LH (Remove and Replace)

Correction code 1518240215182402

Remove

  1. Open the LH front door.
  2. Remove the LH instrument panel end cap. See End Cap - Instrument Panel - LH (Remove and Replace).
  3. Remove the LH middle A-Pillar trim panel. See Trim - A-Pillar - Middle - LH (Remove and Replace).
  4. Release the topmost clip on the LH lower A-pillar trim.
  5. Pull the rearmost part of the LH lower A-pillar trim upward to release the clips and tabs, and then pull the entire trim rearward to remove the trim from the vehicle.
    Note: Remove any remaining LH lower A-pillar trim clips from the LH A-pillar and sill, and if the LH lower A-pillar trim is to be later installed, remove all clips from the trim.
1Open the LH front door.
2Remove the LH instrument panel end cap. See End Cap - Instrument Panel - LH (Remove and Replace).
3Remove the LH middle A-Pillar trim panel. See Trim - A-Pillar - Middle - LH (Remove and Replace).
4Release the topmost clip on the LH lower A-pillar trim.
5Pull the rearmost part of the LH lower A-pillar trim upward to release the clips and tabs, and then pull the entire trim rearward to remove the trim from the vehicle.
Note: Remove any remaining LH lower A-pillar trim clips from the LH A-pillar and sill, and if the LH lower A-pillar trim is to be later installed, remove all clips from the trim.

Install

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following:

  • If reusing the same LH lower A-pillar trim, install new clips onto the trim.
  • Make sure that the tabs at the front of the trim engage properly, and that the trim fits tight against the A-pillar.
  • Make sure that the door seal overlaps the LH lower A-pillar trim.