Remove Rear Side Panel -sliding Door

mmi

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anyone that can describe how to remove panel AS shown in picture?

Appreciated!
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Front fixing bolts by sliding door. Need to remove rear light assembly to get access to fixing bolt at rear of the panel. Then just a firm straight quick pull as the side of the panel is fixed with plastic clips (see picture, clip diameter 20mm). Unfortunately most of them will break when panel is removed, so better have new ones available before even starting the job. Be careful not to scratch paint at top of the panel + side of the van when removing.

Removing rear light assembly will log a fault into memory- but will clear itself pretty soon, no action needed.
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Ads_Essex

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Will need to look but half a dozen at a guess, pretty sure I had enough to do one side
Cheers mate. If you can’t find them or don’t get time to look, I’ll order some from TPS locally because I’ve put the trim back on for the minute and the sliding door catches ever so slightly :rolleyes: that’ll give me a job to do this Wednesday.

Do you have the sliding-door bottom hinge covers in stock?
 

bobbybasic

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Another thread resurrection - I’ve discovered a very small water leak coming from the plastic rivets that fastens the sliding door cover panel.

What do think, seal it up on the inside, or take the panel off and replace the clip?

Pictures attached and zooming into the pesky white clip.

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Grim Reaper

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If you can, seal them from the inside, I broke every clip taking that cover off to add sound deadening to it, the clips just shatter.
 
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