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Old 09-27-2011, 08:12 PM   #1
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mirror replacement question

Hi Guys,

I've searched and couldn't find an answer to this. I thought I'd asked the folks here before I dive into this project.

My driver side mirror suffered a stress crack, as as result I purchased an whole new (used) mirror and am ready to install it. My question is, do I need to remove the door card or can I just pop out the mirror control piece, and remove the 3 bolts, and reinstall the new mirror?

I've replaced mirrors on different cars before and some do require removal of the door cards.

Any help is greatly appreciative! Regards, Dan
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Old 09-28-2011, 06:02 AM   #2
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no need to remove the door panel. be carefull w/ the 3 screws, though. it's easy to drop them down inside the door.



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Hi Guys,

I've searched and couldn't find an answer to this. I thought I'd asked the folks here before I dive into this project.

My driver side mirror suffered a stress crack, as as result I purchased an whole new (used) mirror and am ready to install it. My question is, do I need to remove the door card or can I just pop out the mirror control piece, and remove the 3 bolts, and reinstall the new mirror?

I've replaced mirrors on different cars before and some do require removal of the door cards.

Any help is greatly appreciative! Regards, Dan
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Old 09-28-2011, 06:41 AM   #3
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Great, thanks!
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Old 10-01-2011, 05:47 AM   #4
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Okay, I ran into another snag. I removed the mirror switch and plastic triangle cover. My issue now is, I only see 2 torx screws and one is behind a very hard to reach spot.

What tool is needed to remove that third torx screw? Thanks!
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Old 07-25-2014, 12:39 PM   #5
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yeah, I have the same problem, what tool do you use to get in there?
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Old 07-25-2014, 01:15 PM   #6
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omg, you can just go right to it... there is a aluminum colored sticker over the hole....

I am so dumb...
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