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How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken 2000-2006 Nissan Sentra Side Mirror Replacement

Fits years: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

All Nissan Sentra Mirrors for sale Tools required:
  • 10mm socket/ratchet with extension

  • Phillips screwdriver

  • Flathead screwdriver (small)


Step 1: Open the vehicle's door.

Step 2: Pry and remove the armrest pad on the door panel.

Step 3: Pry and remove the window control switch-panel. Disconnect the wiring harness (1) attached to its underside.

Step 4: Loosen and remove the 10mm bolts (2) exposed by removing the window control panel.

Step 5: Disengage the Phillips retaining clip (1) just below the side mirror's mounting point.


Simply turn the clip head and remove the clip.

Step 6: Loosen and remove the Phillips screw (1) on the bottom edge of the interior door panel.

Step 7: Pry and remove the interior door handle's bezel.

Step 8: Pry and remove the interior door panel.

Step 9: Pry and remove the small trim panel that covers the side mirror's mounting point.

Step 10: Disconnect the side mirror's wiring harness.

Step 11: Loosen and remove the 10mm mounting bolts (3).


NOTE: Be sure to hold onto the mirror while removing these bolts, as you don't want to sweep broken glass from your garage floor or driveway!

Step 12: You can now remove the side mirror from the vehicle.

Step 13: Feed the wiring harness through the opening in the door frame, and mount the new side mirror assembly by tightening the 10mm mounting bolts (3).

Step 14: Connect the side mirror's wiring harness.

Step 15: Reattach the trim panel that covers the mirror's mounting area.

Step 16: Reattach the interior door panel.


Simply reverse the removal process. Be sure to tighten the 10mm mounting bolts (2), re-engage the Phillips screws, and reconnect the wiring harness!
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to:

00 2000, 01 2001, 02 2002, 03 2003, 04 2004, 05 2005, 06 2006 Nissan Sentra Mirrors Replacement Instructions

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