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How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken 1999-2003 Oldsmobile Alero Side Mirror Replacement

Fits years: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

All Oldsmobile Alero Mirrors for sale Tools required:
  • 10mm socket/ratchet with extension

  • Phillips screwdriver

  • Flathead screwdriver (small)

  • Door Panel Clip Tool (or putty knife)

  • 8mm wrench

Step 1: Disconnect the negative battery cable using the 8mm wrench.

Step 2: Open the vehicle's door.

Step 3: Pry and remove the small trim panel beneath the interior door pull. Remove the Phillips screws (2) behind the trim panel.

Step 4: Pry and remove the small trim panel that covers the side mirror's mounting area. Disconnect the speaker's wiring harness, if necessary.

Step 5: Pry and remove the small door reflector. Loosen and remove the Phillips screw (1) behind the reflector.

Step 6: Using the door panel clip tool (or putty knife), pry and remove the interior door panel.

A series of clips hold the interior door panel to the door frame. You will feel them "pop" as they disengage.

Step 7: You can now remove the interior door panel. Disconnect the wiring harnesses from the back of the interior door panel.

Step 8: Disconnect the side mirror's wiring harness.

Step 9: Remove the insulation from the mirror's mounting area. 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 10: Mount the new side mirror by tightening the 10mm bolts (3).

Step 11: Connect the mirror's wiring harness.

Step 12: Reattach the interior door panel.

Simply reverse the removal process. Be sure to reconnect all wiring harnesses, tighten the Phillips screws, and reattach any trim panels we removed!
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to:

99 1999, 00 2000, 01 2001, 02 2002, 03 2003 Oldsmobile Alero Mirrors Replacement Instructions

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