DIY, remove the front door panel on Dodge Ram 1500 made in 2008

Do it yourself, replace the front door panel on your Dodge Ram made in the year 2008. This repair will require a 10 mm socket wrench, a Phillips screwdriver and about 20 minutes.

remove the front door panel on Dodge Ram 1500 made in 2008

     In the beginning, you can start by removing the front door handle. You can do this using the 10 mm socket wrench. You have to remove the bolt behind the handle, shown in the image below.

remove the front door handle on Dodge Ram 1500

     After you do it, you will notice a Phillips bolt, that was covered by the handle. Unscrew it using the Phillips screwdriver. Next, you have to remove three other screws located on the door panel, one on the upper side and two at the bottom, indicated in the next picture.

remove the bolts holding the front door panel on Dodge Ram

     After you remove all of them, you can detach the front door panel. You just have to lift up the panel firmly in order to release it and then disconnect the two harnesses behind it, as shown next.

disconnect the harnesses of the front door panel on Dodge Ram

     You can now reinstall it, or a replacement. To do that, you just have to reverse the entire process. Make sure you plug back those two window switch connectors, align up the tabs on the door panel and slide it into place. Tighten all the screws and reinstall the door handle. This is all you have to do, in order to remove the front door panel on your Dodge Ram 1500 manufactured in the year 2008.

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