How do you Change, Replace, or Install 2001-2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Side Mirror Replacement
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8mm socket/ratchet with extension
10mm socket/ratchet with extension
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.
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.
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to
05 2005, 04 2004, 03 2003, 02 2002, 01 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Side Mirror Replacement Instructions
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