Slip in the New Sliding Door Motor
Isn't it cool that on cars equipped with sliding doors, you don't have to be extra careful when opening them without possibly hitting something? They're really more convenient than the regular doors. It's inevitable for sliding doors to eventually wear out and become hard to operate, and one of the causes of this is a damaged sliding door motor. But you don't have to worry if this gets busted because we have come up with a step-by-step guide to help you fix the sliding door motor on your 2006 Chrysler T&C. Just follow the steps and you'll get your motor repaired in no time!
Difficulty level: Moderate
What you'll need:
- New sliding door motor
Step 1: Disconnect the negative terminal of the battery.
Step 2: Get into the vehicle and close the sliding door.
Step 3: Take out the trim panel on the door that you need to work on. Move the insulation so you can access the flex drive assembly. Remove the E-clip.
Step 4: Take out door's the upper frame molding.
Step 5: If you're working on the left side sliding door, look for the ash receiver. Open it and remove the screw inside. Take out the screw from the pull cup.
Step 6: Carefully undo the push-in fasteners on the perimeter of the door trim panel. Cautiously, remove the door trim panel.
Step 7: If the flew drive cable and door panel are out from the motor, get the plastic retaining pins out and remove the motor and replace it.
Step 8: Reinstall the parts back and you're done.
With these few steps, you can certainly replace the sliding door motor in no time. Just get your hands on the tools required and a garage to work in and you're good to go. Good luck!