Honda Accord/Civic/Prelude 1973-1983 Repair Guide

Diagnosis and Testing

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COMPONENT TESTING



See Figures 1, 2 and 3

Power Mirror Switch

Remove the switch from the instrument panel. Check for continuity between the terminals in each switch position.



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Fig. Fig. 1: Power mirror switch test



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Fig. Fig. 2: Power mirror connector terminal locations



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Fig. Fig. 3: Power mirror switch circuit-typical

Mirror Assembly
  1. Remove the door trim panel and disconnect the electrical lead to the mirror.
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  3. Test the mirror operation using the following procedures:
    1. Tilt up: connect 12V power source to the C terminal and ground the B terminal.
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    3. Tilt down: connect 12V power source to the B terminal and ground the C terminal.
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    5. Swing right: connect 12V power source to the A terminal and ground the B terminal.
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    7. Swing left: connect 12V power source to the B terminal and ground the A terminal.
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  5. If the mirror does not operate properly in any of these tests, replace the assembly.
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