Jeep Wrangler: DOORS / Front Door Removal

WARNING!

Do not drive your vehicle on public roads with the doors removed as you will lose the protection they can provide. This procedure is furnished for use during off-road operation only.

Jeep Wrangler. Front Door Removal

Door Removal Warning Label

WARNING!

  • All occupants must wear seat belts during off-road operation with doors removed. For off-road driving tips.
  • Do not store detached doors inside of the vehicle, as they may cause personal injury in the event of an accident.

Outside rearview mirrors are mounted on the doors. If you choose to remove the doors, see an authorized dealer for a replacement cowlmounted outside mirror. Federal law requires outside mirrors on vehicles for on-road use.

NOTE:

  • Doors are heavy; use caution when removing them.
  • Hinge pin can break if overtightened during door reinstall (Max Torque: 7.5 ft· lb / 10 N·m). For off-road driving tips.
  • When front doors are removed, the message “Blind Spot Alert Temporarily Unavailable” will display in the instrument cluster display. Power Mirrors and Power Door Locks will also be unavailable.
  1. Roll down the glass window to prevent any damage.
  2. Remove the hinge pin screws from the upper and lower outside hinges (using a #T50 Torx head driver).

    NOTE:

    The hinge pin screws and nuts can be stowed in the rear cargo tray located under the rear load floor.

    Jeep Wrangler. Front Door Removal

    Hinge Pin Screw

  3. Remove the plastic wiring access door under the instrument panel by sliding the plastic panel along the door frame toward the seats until the tabs are detached.

    Jeep Wrangler. Front Door Removal

    Wiring Access Door

    NOTE:

    Do not pry back to open, as this will break the plastic cover.

  4. Pull up on the red locking tab to unlock the wiring harness.

    Jeep Wrangler. Front Door Removal

    Closed Wiring Harness

    1. Locking Tab
    2. Wiring Harness
  5. Push and hold down the black security tab under the wiring harness, and lift the harness into the open position.

    Jeep Wrangler. Front Door Removal

    Open Wiring Harness

  6. With the wiring harness open, pull downward on the wiring connector to unplug. Store the wiring connector in the lower door basket.
  7. Remove the check screw from the center door check (using a #T40 Torx head driver).

    Jeep Wrangler. Front Door Removal

    Door Check (Detached)

  8. With the door open, lift the door with the help of another person, to clear the hinge pins from their hinges and remove the door. To reinstall the door(s), perform the previous steps in the reverse order.

    NOTE:

    The upper hinge has a longer pin, which can be used to assist in guiding the door into place when reinstalling.

 

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    Jeep Wrangler. Manual Seat Height Adjustment

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