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I need to replace the passenger side mirror on my 2006 F-150. I have the new mirror....does the inside door panel have to be removed or is this job done from the outside?

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You shouldnt have to remove the inside door panel at all .the part that is attatched to the door is a cover and should pop loose where you can get to the bolts that hold it on.then you should be able to put the new one on in its place

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You need to remove the little black plastic cap on the inside remove the electrical conection and then remove the bolts place the new one in it's spot making sure that the gasket sits right or it will leak when it rains and place the bolts back without over tighting it or they'll snap plug electrical back in and place the plastic cap back on. hope this could help you.

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