We remove the upholstery to repair the internal parts of the door, adjust and replace the lock

Removing sliding door trim

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With a “12” head, we unscrew the two bolts securing the door stop.

Remove the emphasis.

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Using a screwdriver, unscrew the two screws securing the socket of the inner handle of the lock

Remove the socket.

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Prying with a thin screwdriver, we take out 15 plastic fungi from the upholstery clips.

Fungi caps are fragile, so if you can’t remove the fungi from the retainers, bite off the caps of the retainers with side cutters

Remove the upholstery together with the clamps

We take out the clips with bitten off hats with pliers.

Carefully, so as not to tear, remove the thermal and noise insulation layer from the door.

Removing the upholstery and the lock of the sliding door of the Gazelle car

Install upholstery in reverse order.

Removing the upholstery and the lock of the sliding door of the Gazelle car

Removing the sliding door lock

Remove the upholstery.

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In the inner cavity of the door, with the “10” key, unscrew the locking bolt of the lock switch by 2–3 turns.

Remove the switch from the outside of the door.

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Using a screwdriver, we "snap off" the pull of the inner handle from the lock.

Use a screwdriver to unscrew the two screws securing the handle.

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Remove the handle along with the rod.

Turn off the lock button with your hand.

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Using a screwdriver, unscrew the two fastening screwsI have a lock release mechanism with levers.

Move the mechanism to the left to the opening. With a screwdriver, “snap off” the thrust lock and disconnect it from the lever

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We take out the shutdown mechanism with the lock rod.

With the “8” head, we unscrew the four mounting bolts ...

Remove the outer handle of the lock.

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Using a screwdriver, we unscrew the two screws securing the locking mechanism of the lock.

Remove the locking mechanism.

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Remove the lock from the inner cavity of the door.

Disconnect the handle mechanism and switch rod from the lock

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Mark the position of the latch on the body.

We unscrew the latch with the “17” key.

Remove the retainer together with the plate and washer.

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Using the “8” key, we unscrew the two bolts of the upper and lower guide pins of the latch on the door

Remove the spikes of the retainer

With the same wrench, we unscrew two bolts securing the upper and lower housings of the latch and remove them from the rack.

Install the lock in reverse order, lubricating the rubbing joints with engine oil.

After installation, we check the operation of the lock and, if necessary, adjust it by changing the length of the rods and moving the latch within the slot.

Similarly, we adjust the position of the spikes and housings of the latches of the front of the door.