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How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken 2004-2008 Nissan Maxima Side Mirror Replacement

Fits Years: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
All Nissan Maxima Mirrors for sale

Tools required:
  • 10mm socket/ratchet with extension

  • Flathead screwdriver

Step 1: Using a flathead screwdriver, remove the small panel inside the interior door handle.

Step 2: Gently pry the window control switch-panel free of the door frame, and disconnect the wiring harnesses attached to the back of it.

Step 3: Gently pry the thin panel that runs the length of the interior door panel's arm rest.

Step 4: Remove the three 10mm bolts exposed by removing the panels in Steps 1-3.

Step 5: Gently pry the interior door panel from the door's frame.

Step 6: Disconnect the wiring harness and cables attached to the back of the door panel.

Step 7: You can now fully remove the interior door panel.

Step 8: Loosen and remove the 10mm bolt below the triangular trim panel that covers the mirror's mounting area.

Step 9: Gently pry the triangular trim panel from the door frame.

Step 10: Disconnect the mirror's wiring harness.

Step 11: Loosen and remove the three 10mm mounting bolts that secure the mirror to the door.

NOTE: Be sure to hold onto your mirror while removing the retaining bolts, as you don't want broken glass on your garage floor or driveway!

Step 12: Feed the wiring harness through the opening in the door frame, and mount the mirror by tightening the 10mm mounting bolts.

Step 13: Connect the new mirror's wiring harness.

Step 14: Replace the small triangular trim panel, and tighten the 10mm bolt below it.

Step 15: Reattach the interior door panel by reversing the removal process. Be sure to reconnect all wiring harnesses and reattach the door handle rods BEFORE fully reattaching the door panel!

Please Note

While we are more than happy to create these installation guides for your benefit, we cannot maintain any liability regarding the part, or the driving experience, once the part has been replaced/installed. We always guarantee the quality of the parts we provide, but the installation liability rests solely on the installer.

And, though we are always here to answer your questions, please note that our technicians created these guides for your convenience, and cannot provide assistance beyond this guide.

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