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Buick LeSabre side mirror

The bracket that holds my side mirror in the mirror housing. Everything else about the mirror works fine (it electronic) I need to replace the bracket, but I can't see how to put the mirror back together once I have a bracket.

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  • jddiaz1234 Apr 25, 2009

    I need to replace passenger side mirror do I need to take the whole door panel off?

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    What about the bracket, read your post and please clarify the issue, thanks



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Yes, you will have to take the door panel off. I'm attempting to replace the passenger side mirror at the moment and have the old one out, but can't get enough access to the bolts to attach the new one without opening up the side panel.
I'm still looking into how to do this, as I haven't found the right sequence for removing it. I'll try to post how when I figure it out, as I also hate paying for a manual for simple repairs.

Posted on Dec 29, 2009

  • Oldcar Fixem Dec 30, 2010

    Check your local public library for a Chilton's or Motor's repair manual. Usually these are reference only, but you can copy these pages for only a few cents! Good luck!
    By the way, you may need some special pry tools or clip removal tools. Check with your local auto store on rental of these, which may be free if you buy related parts there! Have fun!


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Try looking in a good service manual. It should give you a step-by-step process.

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