GM Prizm/Nova 1985-1993 Repair Guide

Mirrors

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Remove the screw holding the remote control knob to the shaft. The screw may be concealed under a cap which can be popped off with a small tool.
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  3. Use a flat-bladed tool to carefully pry off the triangular plastic cover. Don't damage the plastic and don't break the plastic clip underneath.
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  5. Support the mirror and remove the 3 bolts holding it to the door. Remove the mirror from the car.
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To install:
  1. Hold the mirror in position and install the 3 bolts. Before tightening the bolts, make certain the mirror is properly seated and mates flush to the door. The slightest gap will cause wind noise when the car is moving.
  2.  
  3. Install the triangular bezel.
  4.  
  5. Install the remote control knob and its retaining screw.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Door mirror components - 1985-92



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Fig. Fig. 2: Door mirror trim cover - 1993

 
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