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March 28, 2010, 3:04 pm

Bill S

Question: Power door lock actuator

Can I drill out the two fasteners on the actuator and get it out of the door or must I remove the panel held in by 8 screws and 2 bolts

April 1, 2010, 3:45 pm

Ron W
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My service information doesn't tell how to R &R it, but I think you have to remove the panel. I've changed quite a few (not on a Corvette) on multiple makes and models, and always have had to remove the panel to get it out. Most likely, the rivets will need to be drilled as well.

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April 23, 2010, 7:25 pm

Bill S

That is what my service manual says. You can see the actuator beside the panel and there is room for the actuator to come out-----but-----you can not reach the electrical connection to unplug the actuator without removing the panel. Thought there might be a trick of the trade but seems not.

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