Front door of Fiat Punto

Removal

1 Prise out the trim cap and undo the screw securing the exterior mirror inner trim panel of Fiat Punto door (see illustrations).



Prise out the trim cap



... and undo the screw securing the exterior mirror inner trim panel to the front door


2 Where a manually-adjustable exterior mirror is fitted, prise the rubber cover off the adjustment lever, then unscrew and remove the locking collar using pointed-nose pliers (see illustrations).



On manually-adjustable mirrors of Fiat Punto, prise the rubber cover off the adjustment lever



Using pointed-nose pliers, unscrew and remove the locking collar


3 Pull the panel from its location to disengage the retaining clips. Disconnect the loudspeaker wiring connector and remove the panel (see illustration).



Pull the mirror trim panel from its location and disconnect the loudspeaker wiring connector


4 Lift off the trim caps, undo the retaining screws, then remove the door interior handle surround (see illustrations).



Lift off the trim caps …



... undo the retaining screws …



... then remove the door interior handle surround


5 Carefully prise off the loudspeaker grille then undo the three loudspeaker retaining screws. Withdraw the speaker from the door and disconnect the wiring connectors (see illustrations).



Prise off the loudspeaker grille …



... then undo the three loudspeaker retaining screws (arrowed)


6 Undo the three retaining screws in the loudspeaker aperture, and the single screw in the oddments pocket just below the aperture (see illustration).



Undo the three retaining screws in the loudspeaker aperture, and the single screw (arrowed) in the oddments pocket


7 Lift out the loudspeaker protective cover and withdraw the loudspeaker wiring from the base of the cover (see illustration).



Lift out the loudspeaker protective cover and withdraw the wiring from the base of the cover


8 Prise out the trim cap and undo the screw securing the rear of the trim panel to the door frame of Fiat Punto car (see illustrations).



Prise out the trim caps ...



... and undo the screw securing the rear of the trim panel to the door frame


9 Undo the screw at the upper front corner of the panel, and the remaining four screws securing the lower edge of the panel to the door frame (see illustration).



Undo the screw (arrowed) at the upper front corner of the panel, and the remaining screws securing the lower edge


10 Using a suitable forked tool inserted between the door and the trim panel of Fiat Punto, release the press-stud clips located around the edge of the panel, then lift the trim panel upward (see illustration).



Using a forked tool, release the press-stud clips, then lift the trim panel from the door


11 Pull the panel from the door, noting that the lower window aperture weatherstrip is integral with the trim panel and must be released from tie door as the panel is withdrawn.
12 If work is to be carried out on the door internal components, it will be necessary to remove the plastic sealing sheet from the inside of the door. Start at one comer of the sheet and carefully peel it away, using a sharp blade to split the sealant bead, if necessary (see illustration).



Carefully remove the plastic sealing sheet from the inside of the door of Fiat Punto


13 Store the detached sealing sheet such that it cannot become contaminated with dust; this will allow it to be re-used later.

Refitting

14 Refitting is a reversal of removal, bearing in mind the following points:
a) Ensure that the sealing sheet is correctly refitted, press it on firmly to ensure that it is adequately sealed around its edges. It should be possible to use the original sealant, but if necessary, new sealant can be obtained from a Fiat dealer.
b) Make sure that the weatherstrip engages securely with the edge of the door as the panel is refitted.

Rear door of Fiat Punto

Removal

15 Using a length of welding rod or similar, bent at one end to form a hook, extract the window regulator handle retaining clip and pull the handle from the regulator shaft (see illustrations).



To remove the rear door window regulator of Fiat Punto car handle retaining clip, bend a length of welding rod



Slide the hooked end of the rod behind the regulator handle ...



... and pull the clip off the handle


16 Lift off the trim caps, undo the retaining screws, then remove the door Interior handle surround (see illustrations).



Lift off the trim caps and undo the retaining screws…



... then remove the rear door interior handle surround of Fiat Punto


17 Prise out the trim cap and undo the screw securing the rear of the trim panel to the door frame (see illustrations).



Prise out the trim cap ...



... and undo the screw (arrowed) securing the rear of the trim panel to the door


18 Undo the remaining three screws securing the lower edge of the panel to the door frame (see illustration).



Undo the remaining screws (arrowed) securing the lower edge of the panel to the door of Fiat Punto


19 Using a suitable forked tool inserted between the door and the trim panel, release the press-stud clips located around the edge of the panel, then lift the trim panel upwards (see illustration).



Using a forked tool, release the press-stud clips, then lift the trim panel from the door


20 Pull the panel from the door, noting that the lower window aperture weatherstrip is integral with the trim panel and must be released from the door as the panel is withdrawn.
21 If work is to be carried out on the door internal components, remove the plastic sealing sheet as described in paragraphs 12 and 13 (see illustration).



Carefully remove the plastic sealing sheet from the inside of the door of Fiat Punto


Refitting

22 Refitting is a reversal of removal, bearing in mind the following points:
a) Ensure that the seating sheet is correctly refitted, press it on firmly to ensure that it is adequately sealed around its edges. It should be possible to use the original sealant, but if necessary, new sealant can be obtained from a Fiat dealer.
b) Make sure that the weatherstrip engages securely with the edge of the door as the panel is refitted.