This tutorial is to show those who don't know how to remove their aveo's door panel for maintenance or new speakers etc; how to.
Philips head screw driver, preferably one on the larger side.
Plastic interior panel remover tools you can get these in your local auto shop store, I got mine for $10 bucks
Some Strength and Courage.
Step 1: Remove the triangular plastic piece outside the mirror (inside the car), see pictures for details, I've marked where the connective points are in the panel, these require some pulling, be careful not to snap them. Pull around the area where they connect to the body.
Step 2: Remove the door handle cover, yours is silver most likely, mine is carbon fiber. So don't get confused
Step 3: Start at the bottom of the door panel and get your hand underneath it. Pull with moderate force to pull out the retaining plugs and the door will start snapping off (see picture for marked areas). Once you have the door panel loose, Lightly push the door panel up. Then it will come off and you have to remove if gently from the door handle area (this is the chrome door handle mechanism that you use to open the door).
Step 4: Hopefully by now you haven't broken anything, if not jump up and down in happiness because you didn't. Now remove the plugs that are connected to the power windows(if applicable) and the trunk opener. The trunk opener was tricky for me but if you look on the inside of the harness area which connects to the panel you will see a little white bump and push that in to release the harness.
Step 5: You're done! now you can do everything that you need to, and to put the panel back on, just do these steps in reverse.
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