March 12, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Should be the same for your vehicle, I am not aware of the difference if it exists. Possible you have the year mixed up? If the original item or suitable replacement part is not available, then this warranty is void. The article was performed on a sedan model. Facing the logo, you just have to pry it towards yourself it's glued but use a plastic prying tool and move around the circumference continuously opening it up a bit. We took the body-colored trim piece off the old original handle so that we didn't have to paint the new piece, as someone else, John, was contemplating. Do not work on your vehicle if you feel the task is beyond your ability. It took us about two hours and an angle grinder to carefully cut around them so we could access them without breaking them off.
Also, there are more fasteners to remove that shown above to access the wire harness behind. No issue with year, 2001, 325ci convertible. The item must be new and in its original manufacturer packaging to be eligible for a cash refund. Information and technical articles within this website are for reference only. To avoid marring the trim if you need to pry anything, work with a plastic prying tool or wrap a screwdriver tip with masking tape before prying out the trim panels, switches or electrical accessories. September 28, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for sharing your repair process and experience.
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Always catch fluids in appropriate containers and properly dispose of any fluid waste. October 13, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional info and feedback. Open the trunk to access the trunk trim panel. I don't think you can separate the two pieces. November 1, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Torx drivers.
Are those details in the Bentley manual? Shouldn't the replacement trunk handle be similarly assembled? The sizes of the nuts and bolts we give may be different from what you have, so be prepared with different size sockets and wrenches. Most times, they are painted before installing. When leaving a comment, please leave your vehicle information. If a part fails, the original purchaser is able to return that part at any time for replacement. If you would like to return an item or have questions about the process, please and one of our customer service experts will be happy to help. It will have the procedure, special tools and torque specs.
Vehicle models change and evolve, as they grow older, so the vehicle shown in our illustrations may vary slightly from yours. To replace it, you have to replace the entire rear trim piece that houses the trunk release button and license plate lights. March 15, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the follow up. The trunk release button handle can wear out or break over time. The rubber button pad also tends to fall apart.
Pelican Parts is not responsible for any typographical errors contained within the site. You will be credited for your original invoice amount, less any discounts received. The Roundel is connected to the handle housing, and I have not found how to release the entire unit - therefore unable to follow this example. We also provide inexpensive and guaranteed 3 day, 2 day, and Overnight shipping options, so if you need your Trunk Lock Actuator 4-pin tomorrow, eEuroparts. It's definitely easier to just order the paint and use the new, primered part. Consult authorized factory manuals when performing repair procedures.
Recycle parts, packaging and fluids when possible. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. All pictures and references to the Porsche name, and the car names and shapes are for restoration reference only, and do not imply any association with Porsche. Do I have your authorization to proceed? May 17, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional info and feedback. We will not provide a replacement or credit for any part not purchased directly from our store.
Complete shipping and return policy information can be found in our. Keep in mind that when your car was serviced before, parts may have been replaced with different size fasteners used in the replacement. Those parts are not designed to ever be separated again once they snap together. Fixed my license plate lights and trunk button all at once. This information is only a summary. If the article does not match, I would grab a repair manual. June 14, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Not sure if Bentley covers that detail.
Im in Australia and our screwdrivers dont work. It is made of plastic and when pulling up on the button as you open the trunk, it creates stress fractures on the mounting tabs of the button and over time, pushes the button in. Only the original purchaser of the part can receive a credit after they have purchased a replacement. If something seems different, let us know and share your info to help other users. Use a plastic tool to gently pry the emblem out, remove that screw same T20 as the other four , and you are on your way.