The Genuine OEM Driver Side Door Lock Rebuild Kit ML3Z-18168-A is explicitly designed for 2021-2023 Ford F-150 vehicles. This kit provides components to overhaul the driver side door lock mechanism, ensuring smooth locking and unlocking operations. Sourced directly from the OEM manufacturer's packaging, this is the same kit available at new car dealerships, differentiating it from aftermarket versions.
Tools Needed: - Flathead screwdriver - Phillips head screwdriver - Panel removal tool
1. Start by rolling down the vehicle's window to prevent any accidental glass damage during the process.
2. Using the panel removal tool, carefully pry off the interior door panel, starting from the bottom and working your way up.
3. Disconnect any wiring harnesses attached to the door panel and set the panel aside.
4. Locate the existing door lock assembly within the door cavity.
5. Use the screwdrivers to remove screws or clips securing the old lock mechanism in place.
6. Remove the old lock assembly and replace it with components from the new Genuine OEM Door Lock Rebuild Kit ML3Z-18168-A.
7. Reattach any screws or clips to secure the new lock mechanism.
8. Reconnect any wiring harnesses, if applicable.
9. Position the interior door panel back in place, ensuring all clips align with their respective holes.
10. Gently press the door panel back onto the door, making sure it's securely attached.
11. Test the door lock to ensure its proper functioning before finalizing the installation.
Time Required: Approximately 2 hours
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced