GM S-Series Pick-ups and SUV's 1994-1999 Repair Guide

Outside Mirrors

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Except 1994 Utility Models

See Figure 1

A damaged mirror glass face may be replaced by placing a large piece or multiple strips of tape over the glass then breaking the mirror face. Adhesive back mirror faces should be available for most applications.

  1. Remove the door trim panel and the water deflector in order to access the mirror retaining nuts.
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  3. If equipped, remove the access hole plugs, then unfasten the mirror nuts.
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  5. If equipped, unplug the mirror electrical connection.
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  7. Remove the mirror assembly from the vehicle.
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To install:
  1. Place the mirror into position and install the retaining nuts. Tighten the nuts to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
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  3. If equipped, attach the mirror electrical connection.
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  5. If equipped, install the access hole plugs.
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  7. Install the water deflector. The water deflector is secured by a strip of adhesive between the deflector and door, as well as waterproof sealing tape. Upon installation, make sure a good seal is achieved to keep water from entering into the body. If necessary, use strip caulking as a sealant between the deflector and door.
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  9. Install the door trim panel.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Outside rearview mirror installation

1994 Utility Models
  1. Unfasten the screws that attach the mirror to the door.
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  3. Remove the mirror from the door and if equipped, unplug the mirror electrical connection.
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  5. Installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten the mirror retainers to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
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