Step 2: Pry and remove the interior door lock bezel/switch. Loosen and remove the 7mm bolt (1).
Step 3: Pry and remove the trim panel covering the side mirror's mounting point.
Step 4: Pry and remove the interior door handle's bezel. Loosen and remove the 7mm bolt (1).
Step 5: Depress the center of the retaining pin (1) near the HINGE side of the door panel. Use the needle-nose pliers to pull the pin from the door panel.
Step 6: Pry and remove the circular screw cover near the LATCH side of the door panel. Loosen and remove the T2 Torx screw (1).
Step 7: You can now pull the interior door panel from the door frame. Disconnect the wiring harnesses (3 or 4, depending on model).
Step 8: Pry and release the retaining clip (1) that secures the locking rod to the interior door handle assembly. Loosen and remove the 10mm bolt (1) that secures the handle assembly to the door frame. You can now slide the door handle toward the HINGE side of the door frame to release it.
Step 9: GENTLY peel back the water shield. Be careful not to tear it, as we'll need to reattach it later!
Step 10: Disconnect the side mirror's wiring harness (1).
Step 11: Loosen and remove the 7mm bolts (3) that secure the side mirror to the door frame.
NOTE: Be sure to hold onto the side 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 assembly from the vehicle.
Step 13: Mount the NEW side mirror to the door frame by tightening the 7mm bolts (3). Connect the wiring harness (1) and attach the bundle to the door frame using the clips.
Step 14: Reattach the water shield.
Step 15: Mount the interior door handle by tightening the 10mm bolt (1). Re-engage the locking rod (1).
Step 16: Reattach the interior door panel.
Simply reverse the removal process. Be sure to reconnect all wiring harnesses, tighten the necessary screws, and reattach all trim panels.
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to
06 2006, 05 2005, 04 2004, 03 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe, Silverado, GMC Sierra Side Mirror Replacement Instructions