Door - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

Correction code 1010650210106502

Remove

  1. Open the rear LH door, pass a shop towel halfway through the striker, and then close the door so that it rests against the shop towel.
  2. Remove the rear LH door glass. See Glass - Door - LH - Rear (Remove and Replace).
  3. Remove the LH rear door outer belt seal. See Seal - Outer Belt - Rear Door - LH (Remove and Replace).
  4. Remove the LH rear window regulator. See Window Motor / Regulator Assembly - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
  5. Remove the LH rear door latch. See Latch - Door - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
  6. Remove the LH rear door exterior release handle. See Handle - Exterior Release - Door - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
  7. Remove the button plugs from the bottom of the door.
  8. Open the front LH door, and partially close the rear LH door.
  9. Release the clips (x4) of the rear LH door electrical harness seal at the B-pillar, and pull the wiring harness out of the B-pillar bulkhead.
  10. Pull the rear LH door wiring harness connector out of the B-pillar, and then tuck the harness into the cavity at the front of the rear LH door.
  11. Carefully open the rear LH door, and then close the front LH door.
    Caution:
    Do not allow the leading edge of the rear LH door to crush the wiring harness or connector against the B-pillar.
  12. Disconnect the rear LH door electrical harness, and then rotate the connector exiting the B-pillar 90 degrees, so as to prevent the connector from falling back into the B-pillar.
  13. Release all door electrical harness clips.
  14. Push the electrical harness out through the door bulkhead, and remove the electrical harness from the door.
  15. Remove the bolt that attaches the door check to the B-pillar.
    Caution:
    Unbolting the door check allows the door to swing freely beyond opening limits.
  16. Remove the nuts that attach the door check inside the door, and remove the door check from the door.
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  17. Loosen the upper bolt of each hinge that attaches the rear LH door to the hinge by approximately 5 mm.
  18. With assistance, remove the lower bolt of each hinge, and then unhook and lift the door away from the vehicle.
1Open the rear LH door, pass a shop towel halfway through the striker, and then close the door so that it rests against the shop towel.
2Remove the rear LH door glass. See Glass - Door - LH - Rear (Remove and Replace).
3Remove the LH rear door outer belt seal. See Seal - Outer Belt - Rear Door - LH (Remove and Replace).
4Remove the LH rear window regulator. See Window Motor / Regulator Assembly - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
5Remove the LH rear door latch. See Latch - Door - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
6Remove the LH rear door exterior release handle. See Handle - Exterior Release - Door - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
7Remove the button plugs from the bottom of the door.
8Open the front LH door, and partially close the rear LH door.
9Release the clips (x4) of the rear LH door electrical harness seal at the B-pillar, and pull the wiring harness out of the B-pillar bulkhead.
10Pull the rear LH door wiring harness connector out of the B-pillar, and then tuck the harness into the cavity at the front of the rear LH door.
11Carefully open the rear LH door, and then close the front LH door.
Caution:
Do not allow the leading edge of the rear LH door to crush the wiring harness or connector against the B-pillar.
12Disconnect the rear LH door electrical harness, and then rotate the connector exiting the B-pillar 90 degrees, so as to prevent the connector from falling back into the B-pillar.
13Release all door electrical harness clips.
14Push the electrical harness out through the door bulkhead, and remove the electrical harness from the door.
15Remove the bolt that attaches the door check to the B-pillar.
Caution:
Unbolting the door check allows the door to swing freely beyond opening limits.
16Remove the nuts that attach the door check inside the door, and remove the door check from the door.
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17Loosen the upper bolt of each hinge that attaches the rear LH door to the hinge by approximately 5 mm.
18With assistance, remove the lower bolt of each hinge, and then unhook and lift the door away from the vehicle.

Install

  1. Install a new secondary door seal on the replacement door. See Seal - Secondary - Rear Door - LH (Remove and Replace).
  2. Make sure that the upper bolt for each door hinge is installed, and the bolt head extends approximately 10 mm from flush.
  3. With assistance, lower the rear LH door onto the door hinges, and engage the upper bolts into the hinges.
  4. Install the lower bolt of each hinge into the door and hand-tighten all bolts.
  5. Adjust the gap and flush of the door.
  6. Tighten the hinge bolts.
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  7. Install the door check into the door, and then install the nuts that attach the door check inside the door.
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  8. Install the bolt that attaches the door check to the B-pillar.
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  9. Push the electrical harness in through the door bulkhead, and install the electrical harness to the door.
  10. Fasten all door electrical harness clips.
  11. Connect the rear LH door wiring harness and press the harness against the inside of the rear LH door.
  12. Open the front LH door and close the rear LH door.
  13. Move the rear LH door electrical harness connector into the hole in the B-pillar, press the rear LH door wiring harness seal into the B-pillar, and fasten the clips (x4) that attach the seal to the B-pillar bulkhead.
    Note: Make sure that the rear LH door wiring harness seal fits tightly against the B-pillar bulkhead.
  14. Open the rear LH door, and then close the front LH door.
  15. Install the button plugs to the bottom of the door.
  16. Install the LH rear door exterior release handle. See Handle - Exterior Release - Door - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
  17. Install the LH rear door latch. See Latch - Door - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
  18. Install the LH rear window regulator. See Window Motor / Regulator Assembly - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
  19. Install the LH rear door outer belt seal. See Seal - Outer Belt - Rear Door - LH (Remove and Replace).
  20. Install the rear LH door glass. See Glass - Door - LH - Rear (Remove and Replace).
  21. Remove the shop towel from the striker.
  22. Adjust the gap and flush at the latch and striker.
  23. Use Toolbox to calibrate the RH rear window. See Window Regulator - Rear - LH (Recalibrate).
1Install a new secondary door seal on the replacement door. See Seal - Secondary - Rear Door - LH (Remove and Replace).
2Make sure that the upper bolt for each door hinge is installed, and the bolt head extends approximately 10 mm from flush.
3With assistance, lower the rear LH door onto the door hinges, and engage the upper bolts into the hinges.
4Install the lower bolt of each hinge into the door and hand-tighten all bolts.
5Adjust the gap and flush of the door.
6Tighten the hinge bolts.
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7Install the door check into the door, and then install the nuts that attach the door check inside the door.
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8Install the bolt that attaches the door check to the B-pillar.
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9Push the electrical harness in through the door bulkhead, and install the electrical harness to the door.
10Fasten all door electrical harness clips.
11Connect the rear LH door wiring harness and press the harness against the inside of the rear LH door.
12Open the front LH door and close the rear LH door.
13Move the rear LH door electrical harness connector into the hole in the B-pillar, press the rear LH door wiring harness seal into the B-pillar, and fasten the clips (x4) that attach the seal to the B-pillar bulkhead.
Note: Make sure that the rear LH door wiring harness seal fits tightly against the B-pillar bulkhead.
14Open the rear LH door, and then close the front LH door.
15Install the button plugs to the bottom of the door.
16Install the LH rear door exterior release handle. See Handle - Exterior Release - Door - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
17Install the LH rear door latch. See Latch - Door - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
18Install the LH rear window regulator. See Window Motor / Regulator Assembly - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
19Install the LH rear door outer belt seal. See Seal - Outer Belt - Rear Door - LH (Remove and Replace).
20Install the rear LH door glass. See Glass - Door - LH - Rear (Remove and Replace).
21Remove the shop towel from the striker.
22Adjust the gap and flush at the latch and striker.
23Use Toolbox to calibrate the RH rear window. See Window Regulator - Rear - LH (Recalibrate).