Ford Focus 2 front door trim removal

This article will cover how to remove the front door trim on the Ford Focus 2.

Ford Focus 2 front door trim removal

You will need a flat screwdriver, a long head on «8» and a TORX T25 key (asterisk) for that It is also advisable to take in advance the pliers, which are useful for pulling the caps from the metal, which will remain in the metal when removing the plating.

For the beginning, first of all you need to remove the protective grid of dynamics, before that, do not forget to lower the glass.

Ford Focus 2 front door trim removal

Grid is required to pull on.

Ford Focus 2 front door trim removal

It is attached only to the latches. Now we take the key TORX T25, and they unscrew the fastening screw.

Ford Focus 2 front door trim removal

Getting to the removal of the outer sealing.

Ford Focus 2 front door trim removal

We try not to damage the brackets, you need to work with them carefully, as the brackets can be easily lost, the triangle of the dynamic needs to be removed. If you do everything neatly and the brackets are not lost, then you can put them back. Next, a flat screwdriver must be gently shoved into the slot of the armrest.

Ford Focus 2 front door trim removal

After the screwdriver you need to lift up, and the lower part of the armrest you need to pull over.

Removing the door outer sealing on Ford Focus 2
Removing the door outer sealing on Ford Focus 2

We take the head on the «8» and begin to unscrew the two bolts, which are attached to the trim.

Removing the door outer sealing on Ford Focus 2
Removing the door outer sealing on Ford Focus 2
Removing the door outer sealing on Ford Focus 2

All connectors must be disconnected.

Removing the door outer sealing on Ford Focus 2

Now, carefully, trying not to damage the trim, we are trying to pick up the edging of the door opening handle.

Removing the door outer sealing on Ford Focus 2

As you hook, slowly pull at yourself.

Removing the door outer sealing on Ford Focus 2

Until the edging is released from the gearing.

Removing the door outer sealing on Ford Focus 2

As soon as it comes out, it must be pulled forward from the handle. Now you need to pull the trim for the selected hole towards you, until the corner has moved.

Removing the door outer sealing on Ford Focus 2

You will need to hear clicks of the caps that go out of gearing.

Removing the door outer sealing on Ford Focus 2

If some caps are left in the metal…

Removing the door outer sealing on Ford Focus 2

…they must be pulled out with pliers.

Removing the door outer sealing on Ford Focus 2

This is how the piston looks like before installation into the casing;

Removing the door outer sealing on Ford Focus 2

such a piston will easily enter the metal hole. Before you put the trim back, you need to insert the missing caps into the trim…

Removing the door outer sealing on Ford Focus 2

…everything is assembled in reverse order.

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