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Chevrolet Captiva Service & Repair Manual: Door Trim Panel

Front

1. Remove three front door trim panel bolts, Fig. 1.
2. Disengage door lock cable.
3. Disconnect trim panel electrical connector.
4. Release front door trim panel retainers.
5. Remove front door trim panel assembly.
6. Reverse procedure to install, noting following:
  a. Torque door trim panel bolts to 22 inch lbs.
  b. Torque door trim pull handle bolts to 22 inch lbs.

Rear

1. Pull door upper rear trim panel away from rear door.
2. Remove rear door trim panel screws, Fig. 2.
3. Remove rear door trim panel retainers.
4. Disengage door lock cable.
5. Disconnect trim panel electrical connector.
6. Remove rear door trim panel assembly.
7. Reverse procedure to install, noting following:
  a. Torque door trim panel bolts to 22 inch lbs.
  b. Torque door trim pull handle bolts to 22 inch lbs.

Liftgate

1. Release liftgate upper trim finish panel from retainer clips using a suitable trim tool.
2. Release liftgate righthand trim finish panel from retainer clips using a suitable trim tool.
3. Release liftgate lefthand trim finish panel from retainer clips using a suitable trim tool.
4. Remove liftgate window garnish molding.
5. Remove liftgate interior pull handle screw, Fig. 3.
6. Remove liftgate trim finish panel pull handle.
7. Remove liftgate trim finish panel screws.
8. Release liftgate trim finish panel retainers.
9. Remove liftgate trim finish panel.
10. Reverse procedure to install. Torque liftgate trim panel screws to 22 inch lbs.

Fig. 1 Front door trim panel replacement. Captiva Sport

Fig. 2 Rear door trim panel replacement. Captiva Sport

Fig. 3 Liftgate trim panel replacement. Captiva Sport

Door trim panel in a Chevrolet Captiva (Captiva Sport) (C100, C140) plays a crucial role in providing a comfortable and aesthetically pleasing interior environment. It covers the internal components of the door, such as the window regulator, door lock mechanism, and wiring harness, while also enhancing the overall appearance of the vehicle's interior.

To service the door trim panel, several steps need to be followed. First, it's essential to remove any screws or fasteners holding the panel in place. These are typically located around the edges of the panel and may be concealed by plastic covers or trim pieces.

Once the fasteners are removed, the panel can be carefully pried away from the door frame using a trim removal tool or a flathead screwdriver wrapped in cloth to prevent scratching. It's crucial to exercise caution during this process to avoid damaging the panel or the door frame.

After the panel is removed, access to the internal components becomes possible, allowing for inspection, repair, or replacement as needed. Common services related to the door trim panel include repairing or replacing broken clips, adjusting the window regulator, lubricating moving parts, and fixing electrical issues with switches or wiring.

Reinstallation of the door trim panel involves aligning it correctly with the door frame and pressing it firmly to secure it in place. Care should be taken to ensure all fasteners are properly tightened and that any electrical connections are reconnected. Servicing the door trim panel in a Chevrolet Captiva (production 2006-presen) trequires attention to detail, patience, and the use of appropriate tools to maintain the functionality and aesthetics of the vehicle's interior.

    Door Lock Cylinder
    Refer to Fig. 1 when performing following procedures. 1. Remove front door trim panel as outlined under "Door Trim Panel." ...

    Door Window
    Front 1. Place window in full down position. 2. Remove front door trim panel as outlined under "Door Trim Panel." ...

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