The clip is between the crank and the little plastic washer. Most tools
made for removing such clips don't work because of the way the washer is
Here's what I usually do:
1. Position the window about halfway down with the crank pointing
2. Insert a flat blade screwdriver from the top between the crank and
washer and pry back on the washer.
3. While prying back on the washer, turn the crank. This should push the
Note that the clip is installed at the factory with the open end facing
the crank handle. If you reinstall this way, you'll always be able to
remove with the same method.
thanks a million, worked like a charm, now i have another problem... =)
evrythings off, ready to remove door panel.
my problem is the inside handle....
i removed the screw just behind the handle, ive tried holding handle open
and trying to pull of the door handle hole cover but it will not budge.
when i pull on the door panel, the inner handle wants to come along with it.
so i stop and ask you again before i break anything..
The handle clips into the door. Slide it forward (I think-- in not try
back) and it should come right loose from the door. After the handle is
pulled loose from the door, rotate the trim panel so the handle fits
through the hole.
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