GM Grand Am/Achieva/Calais/Skylark/Somerset 1985-98

Outside Mirrors

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2 and 3

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Fig. Fig. 1: Once the door panel is removed you can access the lower trim screws

  1. On some models the door panel will have to be removed to access the lower mirror cover screws.
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  3. From inside of door remove the retaining screw(s).
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  5. Remove the outside mirror escutcheon by pulling inward.
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  7. For manual mirrors, remove mirror control handle and remove escutcheon.
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  9. If equipped with power mirrors, detach the electrical connector.
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  11. Remove the gasket, then unfasten the retaining nuts and remove the mirror from the door.
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To install:


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Fig. Fig. 2: Pull the control handle/trim assembly from the door-manual mirror shown



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Fig. Fig. 3: The mirror is attached to the door by three nuts

  1. Install the mirror to the door and secure with the retaining nuts. Tighten the nuts to 44 in. lbs. (5 Nm).
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  3. Install the gasket and, if equipped with power mirrors, attach the electrical connector(s).
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  5. Slide the escutcheon onto handle shaft and install handle onto shaft.
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  7. Snap escutcheon into place and install the screws.
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  9. Install the door panel if it was removed.
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