How do you remove the door panel on a 1998 Ford Ranger?

Remove the two screws in the in the handle panel. Pull out on the handle panel to remove it from the two clips at top. Remove switches out of panel. Remove screw out of bottom of door panel, located at the rear of the carpeted kick plate. Unscrew the tip off of the lock mechanism. Lift up on the entire panel, the panel should come off.

There is also one screw behind handle panel that has to be removed. The screw at the bottom of the door panel is not easy to locate. It is actually in the carpeted kick plate. You will have search around with a small screwdriver and a strong light to to locate this screw.