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I found a nice write up on the S panel removal, but not the 400.

Is there on out there? If someone can tell me where to start, I'd gladly make a DIY to post. I can not find that initial thing to pop off to access screws.

My passenger side panel is loose by an inch or so, so I assume it needs re-seating.
 

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Door tip: the door handle cover was removed by prying between the leather-coated cover and the hard plastic handle with the trim tools. I started at the point and worked up to the top before working the lower portion off. The clips in the doors look similar to the non-Lotus thumbnail pic below. I didn’t take a pic of the clips so I found this pic online. Apply pressure to the trim straight towards with the trim tool crowbar to get them out of the holes.
There are 2 bolts behind the storage bin, 2 large silver bolts behind the door handle, and 1 bolt on the top leading edge of the door. Don’t forget the 4 plastic rivets under the door as well. Work the crowbar trim tool under each and pull hard. I couldn’t get the inside piece pulled out so I yanked the whole plunger-type fastener at once then used a small Allen to push out the plunger before re-installing.
 

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Don't know if you've seen this or if it's useful, but DeRoure (and other Lotus parts sites) has lots of parts diagrams which may help when disassembling stuff.
 

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Well, that took longer than expected...

Surprisingly, the tabs coming down from the panel that slide into the door are not part of the panel, but glued to the panel... all three of mine were unglued. I re-glued them and reassembled... fingers crossed.
 

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Thought I would post some pictures of taking the door panels / door cards loose on my 2018 Evora 400 to replace door speakers. Hope these photos help. Here's a quick rundown and things to note:

1) Trim tool start at lower point near window controls of leather trim around handle (leather around my yellow handle). It is held by tension clips. work your way down.
2) Inside hinge area on top also held by tension clips. Pry loose. 1ea 4mm internal hex screw to remove
3) Under the leather piece which was removed around handle is 2ea 5mm internal hex screws to be removed. These are the main support.
4) Need to remove the lower cubby where the trunk and fuel release buttons are located. Also held by tension clips on lower edge. Start on bottom and carefully pry toward you. Top will come out once you get the lower clips loose. Be careful with the fuel and trunk controls. Best to carefully push this switch assembly from back so they you can remove, turn and work it out from the cubby. Carefully let it hang.
5) There are 2ea 4mm Internal Hex screws along where the upper edge of the cubby was which need to be removed.
6) Remove 4 expanding tree fasteners along under edge of panel.
7) This should free up the entire panel assembly except for the top window edge. Slowly but firmly push the panel upwards to release from top edge.
8) CAREFULLY, lower panel as the door cable and other wiring is still connected. I left it all connected and lowered the panel to the floor while I worked on speaker replacement.
9) Speaker wires were soldered. I unsoldered and resoldered the wires on new speaker.
10) My speaker magnets were too big and were hitting structure inside the door. I chose to cut some tool foam to make a shim seal and bring out the speaker about 3/8". It fit and I was also able to put some foam backer behind the speaker for a little acoustic help. I didn't want to trim the door.

Notes for reassembly:

1) Replace any cable ties you may have cut
2) As you place the panel back up for mounting, pay close attention to the gray connectors for all the windows and controls. If they are not in the correct spot you will not be able to get all the screw mounts to seat properly. Put screws back in and test all your electrical before you start to re-clip everything.
 

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