Lincoln Aviator: Exterior Trim and Ornamentation / Removal and Installation - A-Pillar Moulding

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Interior Trim Remover


NOTICE: Only use moderate force.

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

NOTE: LH side shown, RH similar.

    • Using a non-marring trim removal tool disengage the retainer clips starting approximately 9 inches from the top.
      Use the General Equipment: Interior Trim Remover
    • Slide the trim tool downwards and pry outward to disengage the clips.
  1. Remove the bolts.
    Torque: 13 (1.5 Nm)
  1. NOTE: The component should be reused unless damaged.

    NOTE: Remove any clips that stay attached to the bracket when removed.

    Release the clips and remove the A-pillar Moulding.


  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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    Adjusting the Steering Wheel - Vehicles With: Manual Adjustable Steering Column

    WARNING: Do not adjust the steering wheel when your vehicle is moving.

    Note: Make sure that you are sitting in the correct position.

    Unlock the steering column. Adjust the steering wheel to the desired position.

    Lincoln Aviator. Column

    Lock the steering column.

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