I replace the door panels, the bezel trim around the power locks and door handle now does not "click" back into place. any suggestions?

5

Asked by May 12, 2016 at 03:23 PM about the 1990 Chevrolet C/K 1500 454SS Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I replace the interior door panels, the bezel trim around the power locks and
door handle now does not "click" back into place. any suggestions?
Everything lines up, but the tabs don't seem "long enough" to engage. Any
suggestions would be helpful...

2 Answers

150

How far off do the tabs seem to be? With a new door panel that hasn't shrunk with age and wear, you may just need to press harder on the bezels...within the limits of it breaking, of course. Try to apply even pressure across the whole panel, and even a good whack with the heel of your hand may be in order. Also make sure there aren't any metal clips missing from the bezels that snap in. Might want to look in the old door panel to see if they got left behind.

Best Answer
5

Thank you for the solution, after examining the bezels, I removed the metal clips that came with the replacement bezel and replaced them with the factory clips from the original bezels. Now they work perfectly and snap into place.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet C/K 1500 Questions

Chevrolet C/K 1500 Experts

#1 Andrew Olsen
Andrew Olsen
Reputation 3,050
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,410
#3 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 1,580
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
939 Great Deals out of 62,274 listings starting at $1,395
Used Ford F-150
2,690 Great Deals out of 212,354 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet C/K 2500
238 listings starting at $2,900
Used Chevrolet C/K 3500
266 listings starting at $3,950
Used Chevrolet Camaro
282 Great Deals out of 38,299 listings starting at $1,250
Used Chevrolet S-10
10 Great Deals out of 1,657 listings starting at $2,450

Used Cars For Sale

1995 Chevrolet C/K 1500 For Sale
117 listings starting at $4,400