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Installing new side mirrors do i need any tools or products or do they just snap on? i dont want to break anything so do they just come off?

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You will need to remove the door panel to disconnect the electrical connections and remove the screw holding it on. They don't just snap on.

Posted on Aug 19, 2010

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1. on the back side of the mirror housing is a half moon shaped plastic piece. gently remove that from the housing, exposing a portion of the back side of the mirror.

2. disconnect the two wires (remember rt and lf). carefully, with a pry tool, apply pressure on the center of the back side of the mirror, it will pop loose.

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NOTE: Left-hand dual arm mirror with heat shown, non-heated and aero mirrors similar.
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  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.
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  1. Remove the jack pins from the exterior mirror glass backing plate.
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  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.
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  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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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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Make sure you do not press against the glass for leverage you will break the mirror.

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