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Old 05-24-2018, 03:40 PM   #1
eepp
 
Drives: Yaris 2008 RS
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HB 2008: How to remove whole front door?

Is there a guide here on how to remove (and replace) a whole front door, not only the panel?

I got a hit and run while the car was parked a few years ago and the driver's door is badly indented. I managed to replace the electric mirror, but the door is still damaged.

I could buy a door from a scrap yard and replace it. I don't mind if the color is different; I'm a fan of Better Call Saul .

How hard is it?
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Old 05-24-2018, 09:16 PM   #2
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It's relatively easy to remove a front door. There's only 4 bolts holding the door to the two hinges, or you can remove 4 bolts holding the hinges with the door to the car. Putting the door back on the car is the hard part as aligning the door properly is a time consuming process of minor adjustments.
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Old 05-25-2018, 12:20 AM   #3
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Drives: Yaris 2007 1.3 2SZFE 64kW
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An example of those "minor adjustments" from Dacia factory...

For the rear door the guy was quite gentle but for the front door... I would probably hesitate to do this to my car.
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