What is the procedure and do's and dont's in replacing the driver side mirror along with the body shell covering the mirror?
This applies to most mirriors since year, make and model are not given. There should be a cover plate on the inside that pops off. Some do have a screw holding them. Remove this panel and there should be either 3 screws or 3 nuts holding the mirrior on. If it is a power mirror you will need to unplug the wire which you should be able to pull up enough widthout removing the door panel. Simply remove screws or nuts and the mirror will come off. Reverse the process with the new one.
You have to remove the door panel and the triangle piece of plastic covering mirror mounting nuts from inside. Also you will have to partially pill out the plastic protection which is behind the plastic door panel. It's necessary in order to get access to the mirror harness. Remove nuts, be careful not to drop down the mirror, disconnect the harness. Connect a new mirror using the harness. After that install holding nuts and tighten…
How do you reach the wiring harness connector when replacing the driver side mirror on 2002 Chrysler Town and Country?
To replace the driver side mirror on a 2003 Ford Focus you will need a socket and a Philips head screwdriver. Loosen the driver side door panel so that you can reach inside to unplug the wiring harness, and then remove the bolt and screw to remove the mirror. Put the new mirror in place and reattach everything you just removed.
To install the Mitsubishi Eclipse driver mirror, you will need to remove the interior door panel on the driver's side. Then, remove the cover for the mirror screws. Remove the screws and wiring and remove the old mirror. Replace the wiring and screws as you add the new mirror to the car. Then place the cover and the door panel back on the vehicle.
I have never had luck with after-market side mirrors if I could find one that would fit. I've had better luck using Safelite which is a national windshield franchise. If you didn't already find out, replacing the side mirror glass is expensive too. Sometimes a auto body repair shop will have contacts with mirror suppliers, but of course they usually want to do the installation too!
How do you remove the button on the inside rearview mirror of a 1997 Buick Lesabre so that you can glue the button back onto the windshield and then attach the mirror?
I just finished replacing a mirror on a 1999 lesabre and they are probably the same. The button is held in place by a spring steel clip that is visable at the square end of the button. It looks like the button and clip are made together but they aren't you place a small pocket screw driver in the center slot of the clip and pry up and out at the same time on the…