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Replacing right side mirror

I need to replace a right side mirror unit noticed 2-3 screws
do i pop out the plactice cover on inside door by mirroe to get to tighten screws?
was not sure if i damage anything by poping out plastic cover from inside cart

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I can't say for sure with your car. On some cars, this cap just pops off with some pressure. On a lot of cars though, this cap is hooked (held back) by the door panel so that even if you got the cap off, you can't get it back in with the door panel in place.

On the inside trim, you can remove screws that are by the door handle, arm rest, under door and side of door and then gently pull back on the panel as there will also be retaining clips attached and you don't want to break them. You'll need to lift the door panel upwards in order to get it off the window ledge. Then you'll need to manipulate the panel and disconnect the door handle linkage from the door handle and disconnect the wiring for your controls. Then you can access the bolts that secure the mirror onto the door.

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