GM Caprice 1990-1993 Repair Guide

Outside Mirrors

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2



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Fig. Fig. 1: Outside mirror assemblies - remote and standard



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Fig. Fig. 2: Outside mirror assemblies - electric

Standard Mirrors
  1. Remove the door trim panel and detach inner panel water deflector enough to gain access to the mirror retainer nuts.
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  3. Remove the attaching nuts from the mirror base studs and remove the mirror assembly from the door.
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To install:
  1. Position the mirror onto the door making sure the mirror gasket is properly aligned on the door outer panel.
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  3. Install the attaching nuts to the mirror base studs and tighten.
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  5. Install the inner panel water deflector and door trim panel.
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Remote Control Mirrors
  1. Remove the mirror remote control bezel and door trim panel. Detach the inner panel water deflector enough to expose the mirror and cable assembly from the door.
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  3. Remove the mirror base-to-door outer panel stud nuts, remove the cable from the clip and remove the mirror and cable assembly from the door.
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To install:
  1. Position the mirror onto the door making sure the mirror gasket is properly aligned on the door outer panel.
  2.  
  3. Install the cable onto the clip and install the mirror base-to-door outer panel stud nuts. Torque to 72 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the inner panel water deflector and door trim panel.
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  7. Install the mirror remote control bezel.
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Power Operated Mirrors
  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal and, from the door trim panel side, remove the remote control mirror bezel, release and remove the door panel.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect wire harness connection from the remote mirror electrical switch.
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  5. Peel back water deflector enough to detach the harness from the retaining tabs in the door.
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  7. Remove the mirror base-to-door stud nuts and lift mirror housing and harness assembly from the door.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Feed the mirror harness through the door along with the mirror assembly. Install the mirror base-to-door stud nuts and tighten.
  2.  
  3. Connect the mirror wire harness and install the water deflector.
  4.  
  5. Connect the wire harness connection to the remote mirror electrical switch.
  6.  
  7. Install the door panel and install the remote control mirror bezel.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery terminal.
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