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Old 10-06-2018, 03:44 PM
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I have a 2004 x-type and my front driver's door is loose in the top left corner. Is there something I can do to fasten this without having to take the door panel off?
 
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No, and by the way this part is the clip for the door actuator to open the door, not the door pins (& in many cases) the molded plastic part in the door card that breaks. To fix that, you have to get the 3M molded plastic repair kit.
 

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So you are saying that I have to take the entire front door panel off and replace the "Clip for the door actuator"" I don't know what this means. The door is opening and closing, locking and unlocking properly. It is simply that the upper left-hand door panel is loose.

Can you explain further?

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THIS thread is for the clip that goes bad on the door actuator. Has NOTHING to do with door card pins or the molded plastic door card pin holders.

In other words, this thread has no bearing on your problem or question.
 

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Jesus Christ Dell the person was just asking for help calm down , take a little nap and after that have a Snickers....

as for the door panel being loose, you'll have to take it off fully to fix whatever part is broken and if your not careful you could break off them (let's call them pink clips) and if they don't break the plastic slot they go into could break too.
so take your time with it or you could just leave the door panel the way it is.
at the end of the day it's just a car , things break
 
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Thanks much, Luke. I was concerned about making matters worse (as you described the possibility of breaking more clips) so I decided to have a Snickers myself and just leave it for now. I do appreciate your advice and your good humor!
 
 
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