Step 1: Using the flathead screwdriver, gently pry the small triangular trim panel that covers the side mirror's mounting point.
Step 2: Disconnect the mirror's wiring harness.
Step 3: Loosen and remove the three 10mm retaining bolts that hold the mirror to the door.
NOTE: Be sure to hold on to the side mirror while you are removing the retaining bolts, as you don't want to clean broken glass from your garage floor or driveway!
Step 4: Mount the new side mirror to the vehicle by tightening the three 10mm retaining bolts.
Step 5: Connect the side mirror's wiring harness.
Step 6: Reattach the small trim panel that covers the mirror's mounting area.
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These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to
01 2001, 00 2000 Nissan Altima Side Mirror Replacement Instructions