I have no experience with a villager, but assuming that mercurys are somewhat similar it may help you to know how I took the door panel off of my Sable. There were 4 crutial screws to remove. Two were in the side of the panel closest to where the seat belt hangs. One was on the side closest to the hinge, about midway up the panel. The final screw was in the bottom of the pocket just bellow the handle that you use to pull the door closed (incidentaly this is the hardest on to get back in when you put it back together). Once you have removed all the screws you have to pry a section far enough from the metal of the door that you can fit your fingers behind it.
Here comes the ugly part, the panel is atached to the door with nonreversable plastic annular snaps. You have to pull hard enough to yank them out of the sockets they fit into. This means that they are now effectivly broken. They are designed to be slided out and replaced every time the panel is removed. While I'm sure you can get new ones at just about any auto-parts store, you can reuse the same one if you are carefull removing the panel. The trick is to figure out were they are as you move along the edge, put you hand as close as possible to them, and pull with a quick strong jerk so they pop out quickly and turn ruin the ribbing.
Some final considerations while removing the panel. You need to pull the handle (as if you were opening the door) so it is sticking out from the interior of the door more than laying along it. Carefull of the lock sticking through the top of the panel, you don't want to forget and bend the rod when you pull the panel away. Last, remember that all the wireing is still atached behind the door (this is probably what you were after anyway) so you can't just pull the panel off and set it down some place.
Hope this is helpfull to you, or anyone else with a Mercury for that matter. If anyone happens to know how to remove the trunk release button or the head lamp switch by any chance, please post that for me at the other question.
To remove your front doors you will first need to remove the four screws on the panel. Use your screwdriver to pry between the top of the door panel and the door to release the fasteners and then pull the panel off of the door.
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Begin by removing the inside door panel of your 2001 Mercury Villager. Remove the window motor wiring harness. Remove the window motor linkage. Remove the window motor retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install your new window motor.
You need to loosen and pull back the top front to get off the black panel that covers the mirror fasteners.
It's the interior trim panel , just in front of the drivers door
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To remove the door panel on a 1993 Mercury Cougar XR7, the first thing to do is to remove the lens covers from any lights in the door. The unscrew the light fixtures from the door. The door panel is attached by the use of clips. With a little nudging with a flat object, such as a screw driver, the clips will pop free of the metal.