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How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken 1994-2002 Dodge Ram Side Mirror Replacement

Fits years: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997

All Dodge Ram 3500 for sale Tools required:
  • 10mm socket/ratchet with extension

  • Flathead screwdriver

  • Phillips screwdriver

  • Door Panel Clip Tool (or putty knife)


Step 1: Open the vehicle's door.

Step 2: Loosen and remove the 10mm bolt (1) inside the interior door handle.

Step 3: Loosen and remove the Phillips screw (1) near the side mirror mount.

Step 4: Loosen and remove the Phillips screws (2) inside the interior door pull.

Step 5: Using the door panel clip tool (or putty knife), pry and remove the interior door panel.


A series of retaining clips hold the interior door panel to the frame. As you pull, you will hear the clips "pop" as they disengage.

Step 6: You can now lift and remove the interior door panel. Disconnect the wiring harness attached to the back of the door panel.

Step 7: Disconnect the side mirror's wiring harness.

Step 8: Remove the insulation inside the mirror mounting area.

Step 9: Loosen and remove the 10mm mounting bolts (3) that secure the mirror to the vehicle.


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 10: You can now remove the side mirror.

Step 11: Feed the wiring through the door frame, and mount the side mirror by tightening the 10mm mounting bolts (3).

Step 12: Connect the side mirror's wiring harness.

Step 13: Insert the insulation into the mirror mounting area.

Step 14: Reattach the interior door panel.


Simply reverse the removal process. Be sure to tighten the retaining screws and re-engage all of the retaining clips!
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to:

94 1994, 95 1995, 96 1996, 97 1997 Dodge Ram 3500 Replacement Instructions

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