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!
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These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to
06 2006, 05 2005, 04 2004, 03 2003, 02 2002, 01 2001, 00 2000 Nissan Sentra Side Mirror Replacement Instructions