GM Celebrity/Century/Ciera/6000 1982-1996 Repair Guide

Outside Mirrors

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Standard

See Figure 1

  1. Remove the door trim panel and detach the inner panel water deflector. With the glass in the down position, pull out the front portion of the glass run weatherstrip.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Unfasten the attaching nuts from the mirror base studs, then remove the mirror

  1. Remove the attaching bolts and screws from the front glass run channel lower retainer to filler, then rotate retainer rearward.
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  3. Remove the noise control patch to gain access to the screw at the belt, then remove the screw.
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  5. Remove the filler attaching screws at the top front of the window frame, then remove the mirror and filler from the door.
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  7. Remove the attaching nuts from the mirror base studs, then remove the mirror.
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To install:
  1. Be sure that the mirror gasket is aligned.
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  3. Replace the mirror and filler on the door. Install the filler attaching screws at the top front of the window frame. Attach the nuts to the mirror studs and tighten.
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  5. Install the screw at the belt, then insert the noise control patch.
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  7. Insert the retainer, then install the attaching bolts and screws to the front glass run channel lower retainer to filler.
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  9. Replace the front portion of the glass run weatherstrip, insert the inner panel water deflector, then reinstall the door trim panel.
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Manual Remote
  1. Remove the mirror remote control escutcheons and door trim panel. Detach the inner panel water deflector.
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Right side remote mirror may require detaching part of the instrument panel.

  1. With the glass in the down position, pull out the front portion of the glass run weatherstrip.
  2.  
  3. Remove the attaching bolts and screws from the front glass run channel lower retainer to filler and rotate retainer rearward.
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  5. Remove the noise control patch to gain access to the 0.3 in. (7mm) screw at the belt and remove the screw.
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  7. Remove the filler attaching screws at the top front of the window frame.
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  9. Remove the mirror base with mirror and cable assembly from the door.
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  11. Remove the mirror to filler attaching nuts and remove the mirror and cable from filler.
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To install:
  1. Be sure cable is routed around front glass run channel retainer and installed to clip.
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  3. Install and connect the cable to the filler.
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  5. Attach the filler nuts to the mirror, then tighten to 72 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
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  7. Install the mirror base with the mirror and cable assembly to the door.
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  9. Insert the filler attaching screws to the top of the window frame, then install the screw to the belt.
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  11. Secure the noise control patch.
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  13. Attach the bolts and screws to the front of the glass run channel lower retainer and filler.
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  15. Install the glass run weatherstrip.
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  17. Attach the inner panel water deflector, door trim panel and mirror remote control escutcheon.
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Electric Remote
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the mirror remote control escutcheons and door trim panel. Detach the inner panel water deflector and the electrical connector for the mirror.
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Right side remote mirror may require detaching part of the instrument panel.

  1. With the glass in the down position, pull out the front portion of the glass run weatherstrip.
  2.  
  3. Remove the attaching bolts and screws from the front glass run channel lower retainer to filler and rotate retainer rearward.
  4.  
  5. Remove the noise control patch to gain access to the 0.3 in. (7mm) screw at the belt and remove the screw.
  6.  
  7. Remove the filler attaching screws at the top front of the window frame.
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  9. Remove the mirror base with mirror and electric connector from the door.
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  11. Remove the mirror to filler attaching nuts and remove the mirror and electric wire from filler.
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  13. To install, reverse Steps 1 through 6. Be sure electric wire is routed around front glass run channel retainer and installed to the clip. Tighten the nuts to 72 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
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  15. Connect the negative battery cable, then reset the clock, radio and any other accessories if required.
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