2003 Dodge Intrepid Q&A
2003 Dodge Intrepid Question: Side view mirror replacement
1 Disconnect the negative battery cable before you take the front door trim panel off the Intrepid door. Remove all screws and clips and carefully prying the panel from the door. Step2 Slide the front window trim off, and unplug the Intrepid's mirror power connector. Step3 Pull the cover off the mirror assembly to allow access to all nuts and bolts. Step4 Remove the nuts on the mirror and door frame, and take the harness plug out while feeding the wire through the hole. Step5 Take the old power mirror off the door of the Intrepid. Install New Mirror Step1 Feed the new power mirror wire through the hole and connect the harness plug. Step2 Put the new Intrepid mirror against the door frame and replace the nuts. Tighten all nuts until the mirror fits snugly in place. Step3 Replace the window frame trim by sliding in back into place. Step4 Install the door trim panel, and reconnect your battery cable. - hemicuda
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