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Passenger side exterior mirror is dangling by power cord.

I have a cav convertible and the passenger side rear mirror keeps popping off. The only thing keeping it attached is the automatic power mirror control cable. Now there it is just dangling down. The spring clip is very tight and too tight to pull our to hook back in the piece that holds the mirror one the door. This has happened b4 and someone used a vice grip with needle nose pliers and some muscles to put it back on. It was difficult. Is there a better way to fix this?

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I don't think it will stay. Something has to be broken. Probably need to replace mirror

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Is the part the spring has to be attached to removalable , from inside of door?may be able to take that piece off and reattach spring when not under tension , i don't know this vehicle very well but most side mirror's do attach this way , hope this is helpful

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need to replace the exterior mirror on the passenger side. How do I remove the mirror from the out side. all the wiring is out Just need advice on how to take of the existing mirrow and replace it with a new one. Does the inside panel need to come off, how many bolts are needed for removal.

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Check the connections between the door and the body, not the panel on the door. If a wire was pinched between the door and body that could be the problem. There should be a boot between door and body, peal that back and look for damaged or grounded wires. Repair as necessary.

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lock rods inside the door need to be attached and with exterior door handle broken, it will need to be replaced first. so the assembly will be complete

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SOURCE: Removing the door panel from a 97 Chevy S-10 pu truck

The center section does come out it has little tabs front and rear you have to bend it very carfully.GOOD LUCK

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Testimonial: "Guru thanks, that worked. Panel off but can't access the back side of the exterior door handle to replace the screws that hold it on? Any ideas? "

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2002 Mountaineer. How do you change the light bulb at the bottom of the driver side rear view mirror. Dan


SECTION 501-09: Rear View Mirrors 2002 Explorer/Mountaineer Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Exterior Mirror Glass Removal
NOTE: Exterior mirror glass is serviceable only on vehicles built after July of 2001.

NOTE: Passenger side exterior mirror shown, driver side exterior mirror similar.
All mirrors
  1. Position the glass in the full up position.
  1. Locate the notch at the bottom of the exterior mirror glass.
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  1. Release the exterior mirror glass.
    1. Insert a long flat-bladed screwdriver in the notch.
    1. Push the screwdriver into the notch until the glass is released.
Heated mirrors
  1. Position aside the exterior mirror glass.
  1. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
All mirrors
  1. Remove the exterior mirror glass (17K707) passenger side or (17T675) driver side.
Installation
Heated mirrors
  1. Connect the electrical connectors.
All mirrors
  1. Position the exterior mirror glass on the exterior mirror motor.
  1. Place a hand against the back of the exterior mirror housing and a hand flat against the exterior mirror glass. Press the glass in place until fully seated.

Dec 26, 2009 | 2002 Mercury Mountaineer

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Passenger side mirroe is broken from the neck...


is it just the glass that broke?

Exterior Mirror Glass Removal
  1. Position the inner edge or the exterior rear view mirror glass to its maximum travel.
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    Grasp the outboard edge of the exterior rear view mirror glass and pull outward.
  1. Remove the exterior rear view mirror glass.
    • If equipped, disconnect the heated rear view mirror glass electrical connectors.
Installation
  1. If equipped, connect the heated rear view mirror glass electrical connectors.
  1. NOTE: An audible click will be heard during installation.
    Press firmly in the center of the exterior rear view mirror glass until it snaps onto the exterior rear view mirror motor.

Jul 01, 2009 | 2001 Ford Taurus

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Mirror glass replacement on drivers side


i don't have aviator. here's explorer, should be the same.

You will see a small rectangle where the screwdriver goes in. You are pryingtowards glass. The retention is about a 3 inch rectangle that has a lip around it that snaps onto a rectangle on the mirror body.

SECTION 501-09: Rear View Mirrors 2002 Explorer/Mountaineer Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Exterior Mirror Glass Removal
NOTE: Exterior mirror glass is serviceable only on vehicles built after July of 2001.
NOTE: Passenger side exterior mirror shown, driver side exterior mirror similar.
All mirrors
  1. Position the glass in the full up position.
  1. Locate the notch at the bottom of the exterior mirror glass.
  1. Release the exterior mirror glass.
    1. Insert a long flat-bladed screwdriver in the notch.
    1. Push the screwdriver into the notch until the glass is released. (and pull screwdriver towards glass)
Heated mirrors
  1. Position aside the exterior mirror glass.
  1. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
All mirrors
  1. Remove the exterior mirror glass (17K707) passenger side or (17T675) driver side.
Installation
Heated mirrors
  1. Connect the electrical connectors.
All mirrors
  1. Position the exterior mirror glass on the exterior mirror motor.
  1. Place a hand against the back of the exterior mirror housing and a hand flat against the exterior mirror glass. Press the glass in place until fully seated.

Apr 18, 2009 | 2003 Lincoln Aviator

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99 explorer drivers side mirror vibrates


are you trting to tighten the mirror glass or the mirror where it attaches to the body? I don't think glass is removable in 99. Only can try to press on glass to seat if unseated. not too hard.

  1. Remove the front door trim panel; refer to Section 501-05 .
  2. go to car-part.com for a used mirror. Page with * is cheapest seller.
  1. Remove the speaker.
    1. Remove the screws.
    1. Disconnect the electrical connector.
    1. Remove the speaker.
  1. Remove the outside rear view mirror (17682).
    1. Disconnect the power mirror wiring clips.
    1. Remove the outside rear view mirror nuts.
    1. Remove the outside rear view mirror.
      • Feed the power mirror wiring through the opening in the front door (20124).
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SECTION 501-09: Rear View Mirrors 2001 Explorer/Mountaineer Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Exterior Mirror Glass, 2001 model Removal
NOTE: Exterior mirror glass is serviceable only on vehicles built after July of 2001.
NOTE: Passenger side exterior mirror shown, driver side exterior mirror similar.
All mirrors
  1. Position the glass in the full up position.
  1. Locate the notch at the bottom of the exterior mirror glass.
  1. Release the exterior mirror glass.
    1. Insert a long flat-bladed screwdriver in the notch.
    1. Push the screwdriver into the notch until the glass is released.
Heated mirrors
  1. Position aside the exterior mirror glass.
  1. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
All mirrors
  1. Remove the exterior mirror glass (17K707) passenger side or (17T675) driver side.
Installation
Heated mirrors
  1. Connect the electrical connectors.
All mirrors
  1. Position the exterior mirror glass on the exterior mirror motor.
  1. Place a hand against the back of the exterior mirror housing and a hand flat against the exterior mirror glass. Press the glass in place until fully seated.
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Apr 12, 2009 | 1999 Ford Explorer

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My side mirros dont work


The exterior mirrors:
  • are controlled by power controls on the LH front door trim panel.
  • are of a foldaway design.
  • may contain turn signal indicators.
  • may be heated when the heated back window glass is activated.
  • may have a programmable recall memory option.
Driver Seat Module
The power driver seat and power exterior mirrors are controlled by the driver seat module (DSM) only when the vehicle is equipped with the programmable/recall memory option.
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Power Exterior Mirror Operation
The power exterior mirrors are controlled by the DSM and are operational all the time, whether the ignition switch is on or off. Using the power exterior mirror switch, the driver can adjust the driver and passenger exterior mirrors four ways.
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Visual Inspection Chart Mechanical Electrical
  • Exterior mirror(s)
  • Interior mirror
  • Central junction box (CJB) fuse
  • Circuitry
  • Exterior mirror control switch
  • Exterior mirror motor
  • Interior mirror
  • Driver seat module (DSM)
  • Memory set switch


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  1. If the vehicle is equipped with memory exterior mirrors and the concern remains after the inspection, connect the diagnostic tool to the data link connector (DLC) located beneath the instrument panel. Select the vehicle to be tested from the diagnostic tool menu.
    • Check to make sure the program card is correctly installed.
    • Check the connections to the vehicle.
    • Check the ignition switch position.
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  • The mirrors are inoperative
  • Circuitry.
  • Central junction box (CJB) fuse.
  • Exterior mirror control switch.


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Replace driver side mirror on 2001 Nissan Quest


SECTION 501-09: Rear View Mirrors 2001 Villager Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Mirror —Exterior Rear View Removal
  1. Remove the front door trim panel. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05 .
  1. Remove the upper speaker.
    1. Disconnect the electrical connector.
    1. Remove the bolts.
    1. Remove the speaker.
  1. Position the watershield aside.
  1. Remove the exterior rear view mirror access panel.
  1. Disconnect the exterior rear view mirror electrical connectors.
    • Release the wiring harness locator.
  1. Remove the exterior rear view mirror.
    • Remove the bolts.
    • Feed the wiring harness through the door opening.

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Replacement of Mirror/Assembly, 2004 Ford E350 Super Duty


Exterior Mirror Removal and Installation
NOTE: Aero mirror shown, dual arm similar.
Manual mirrors
  1. Remove the mirror sail cover to gain access to the exterior mirror retaining nuts.
Power exterior mirrors
  1. Remove the front door trim panel. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05 .
  1. If equipped, remove the front door speaker.
  1. Remove the front door watershield.
All exterior mirrors
  1. Remove the rubber plugs and dust shield.
Power exterior mirrors
  1. Disconnect the electrical connector(s).
    1. Disconnect the power exterior mirror electrical connector.
    1. If equipped, disconnect the heated exterior mirror connector.
All exterior mirrors
  1. Remove the nuts and remove the exterior mirror.


  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
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Replace side mirror


you can find these on ebay very cheap, remove caps on interior, should just pop off, unbolt the mirror and pop off, make sure you undo the clip on for the cord first so you dont have the mirror dangling and scratch the paint.

50-60 bux
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How to remove mirror glass 2008 ford f350


here's 2003, don't have 2008

Removal
NOTE: Left-hand dual arm mirror with heat shown, non-heated and aero mirrors similar.
All exterior mirrors
  1. Position the exterior mirror glass in the full down position.
  1. Grasp the top and carefully pull the exterior mirror glass away from the mirror housing.
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  1. Disconnect the electrical terminals (if equipped) and remove the exterior mirror glass.
Power exterior mirrors
  1. Remove the jack pins from the exterior mirror glass backing plate.
    • Use pliers to grasp the jack pins at the base to remove.
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Installation
Power exterior mirrors
  1. Remove the sealing boots from the exterior mirror motor.
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  1. Install the jack pins in the sealing boots.
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  1. Install the jack pins and sealing boots.
    1. Hold the legs of the jack pins and push the jack pins back into the exterior mirror housing.
    1. Install the sealing boots so the boot shoulder is under the mirror collar and turn each jack pin until the head of the jack pin is aligned with the slots in the sockets on the backing glass plate.
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All exterior mirrors
  1. Place the new exterior mirror glass assembly down on a smooth firm surface.
  1. Align the friction pins vertically to the exterior mirror glass backing plate socket and push down to snap the pivot ball into the socket.
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    Using the special tool, warm the main pivot sockets in exterior mirror glass backing plate.
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  1. Loosely install the glass.
    1. Connect the electrical wiring to the electrical terminals (if equipped).
    1. Position the friction pins in the mirror housing.
    1. Align the jack pin locating tabs to match with the mirror glass back.
  1. Using a flat hand, press on the center of the mirror glass until seated on the center pivot of the mirror housing.
    • Press the mirror glass toward one of the jack pins until snapped in place.
    • Repeat for second jack pin.
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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.
  1. NOTE: The jack pin should click while manually adjusting the exterior mirror glass.
    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.
  1. NOTE: The jack pin should click while manually adjusting the exterior mirror glass.
    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.

Nov 14, 2008 | 2008 Ford F-350

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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.

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