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How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken 2007-2011 Chevrolet Silverado Side Mirror Replacement

Fits years: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

All Chevrolet Silverado for sale Tools required:
  • 10mm socket/ratchet

  • Flathead screwdriver

  • Putty knife

  • Towel


Step 1: Using a flathead screwdriver, remove the trim panel that covers the mirror's mounting point.

Step 2: Using the flathead screwdriver, remove the trim panels in the interior door handle and armrest, exposing the door panel's retaining bolts.

Step 3: With the 10mm socket/ratchet, begin removing the interior door panel's retaining bolts.

Step 4: Using the screwdriver, gently pry the lock-pull from the interior door panel.


Use the small release tab to remove the lock-pull.

Step 5: Using the putty knife and towel (for protection from scratches), begin prying the interior door panel away from the door frame.

Step 6: Remove the door panel and disconnect the wiring harnesses attached to the various control mechanisms.

Step 7: Gently remove the water guard from the interior door frame.

Step 8: Remove the wiring bundles that are adhered to the inside door frame.


We'll re-tape them later!

Step 9: Remove the three retaining bolts that hold the mirror in place.

Step 10: Disconnect the wiring harness and remove the mirror from the vehicle.

Step 11: Attach the wiring harness to the new side mirror.

Step 12: Secure the new side mirror in place by tightening the retaining screws.


Be sure to feed the wiring through the door before mounting!

Step 13: Reconnect the mirror's wiring harness to the vehicle's electrical system and re-tape all of the wiring bundles to the inside of the door frame.

Step 14: Reattach the water guard, reconnect the wiring harnesses, and begin reattaching the interior door panel.


To reattach the door panel, simply reverse the removal steps!
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to:

07 2007, 08 2008, 09 2009, 10 2010, 11 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Replacement Instructions

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