Question about 2008 Ford F-350
How do I remove the cracked exterior mirror, passenger side.Thanks
Here's 2003, don't have 2008
NOTE: Left-hand dual arm mirror with heat shown, non-heated and aero mirrors similar.
All exterior mirrors
Power exterior mirrors
All exterior mirrors
Using the special tool, warm the main pivot sockets in exterior mirror glass backing plate.
Power exterior mirrors
NOTE: If the jack pins do not engage, they may not be aligned correctly. Remove the exterior mirror glass, align the jack pins to the slots in the sockets and repeat the installation procedure.
Tilt the exterior mirror glass to the full outboard position and then press on the outer side of the class until the in/out jack pin snaps into the socket on the exterior mirror backing plate.
Tilt the exterior mirror glass to the full down position and then press on the outer side of the class until the up/down jack pin snaps into the socket on the exterior mirror backing plate.
Posted on Mar 06, 2009
Where can I find the ford jack pin mirror
Posted on Jan 25, 2015
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: passenger side mirror
If you need to replace the entire mirror - it's a little involved. First you need to take the upper extension panel off from behind the mirror (black triangle) - just pull it of starting at the top. It will snap back on later. Next - remove the different screws holding the door panel in place (not the ones behind the mirror yet!) One is under the handle (pull it out and pull out the filler panel - small plastic thing that has a hole to pry it out). Then take off the rear red light - also pops off - and remove that screw. Finally - pick up the rubber filler where your fingers pull the door shut and remove these torx bolts.
Now is the tricky part. Snapp off the entire interior panel. It will pop off - but very difficult. It will sound like it is breaking! Start at the outer bottom corner - and use a door panel remover tool - check Amazon or E-bay - to keep from breaking things. Pull it out from all around the bottom and sides and then lift it up over the door lock. It good to have a friend help here. The panel will still be held on by a cable - that is your door release - leave it alone and let the panel hang by it (or better, put a box under it to rest on).
Now...remove the three bolts holding the mirror on - have a friend help hold the mirror while you do this or it will scratch your new car! Since the inner panel is off - you can also disonnect the mirror plus and remove it. It sounds silly - but the only reason to remove the door panel is to unplug it!
Get you new mirror and reverse the steps.
If you are just replacing the glass (non-heated) - get a replacement from the dealer. Adjust the mirror all the way to the inside and reach behind and pop it off. CAREFUL - put tape over the entire glass as it will likely break even more! Remove your connectors if heated - and replace (and reconnect) with your new glass. It just pops back on!
Replacing glass is easy - just be careful of cheap imitations on e-abay). And never use cheap flat glass on the passenger side! The DOT has special requirements for mirror glass - buy it from gmpartsdirect.com or your local dealer.
Posted on Jan 08, 2009
If you are facing the passenger side mirror adjust the top (large) mirror so that it is turning in towards the truck as far as it will go. Then look behind the mirror in the bottom righthand corner (outside bottom corner) and you will see a silver metal clip. Take a straight head screw driver and push on that clip and the lens will pop out. Then you simply unscrew the bulb holder from the lens and replace your bulb. Good luck!
Posted on Oct 27, 2008
On my '97, there was a triangular shaped piece of plastic on the inside trim that had to be removed. I think all three mounting screws were under that. It's been a few years, but I think that was how it was done.
I remember it was pretty easy though.
Posted on Jan 29, 2009
I checked Ford Focus mirror replacement and it seems to be the same. This is for the manual, unheated mirror.
Remove the mirror cover inside the door - slide a screwdriver behind the cover and pry loose carefully.
Remove the single 10mm bolt and the mirror comes free.
NB. Do not drop the bolt into the door.
Posted on May 22, 2009
If its a power mirror there is more thing you will have to remove to get to the wires but if not there is a screw on the corner piece on the inside of the door. just pull the screw out and the bolts (3) that hold the mirror on are behind it. If it power then you will have to remove the door panel to access the wiring to disconnect it
Posted on Jun 21, 2009
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