How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken 2001-2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Side Mirror Replacement
Fits years: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
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- 8mm socket/ratchet with extension
- 10mm socket/ratchet with extension
- Flathead screwdriver
- Phillips screwdriver
Step 1: Using a flathead screwdriver, pry and remove the triangular trim panel that covers the side mirror's mounting point.
Step 2: Remove the two 10mm bolts that are beneath the interior door pull.
Step 3: Remove 4 Phillips screws that hold the interior door panel in place.
One screw is located on the interior door handle, while the other 3 line the outer edge of the interior door panel.
Step 4: By giving the door panel a tug, you can disengage the retaining clips that hold the panel to the door frame.
Step 5: You can now lift and remove the door panel.
Step 6: Disconnect the wiring harness attached to the back of the panel.
Step 7: Disengage the clip that holds the locking rod to the door panel.
Step 8: Disconnect the side mirror's wiring harness.
Step 9: Loosen and remove the three 8mm bolts that hold the side mirror to the door frame.
NOTE: Be sure to hold on to the side mirror while removing the retaining bolts, as you don't want broken glass on your garage floor or driveway!
Step 10: You can now remove the side mirror.
Step 11: Feed the wiring through the opening in the door frame, and mount it by tightening the three 8mm retaining bolts.
Step 12: Connect the side mirror's wiring harness.
Step 13: Connect the wiring harness to the interior door panel and re-engage the locking rod.
Step 14: Reattach the interior door panel by tightening the 4 Phillips screws and two 10mm bolts.
Step 15: Reattach the triangular trim panel that covers the mirror's mounting area.
01 2001, 02 2002, 03 2003, 04 2004, 05 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Mirror Replacement Instructions
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