Honda Prelude Accord Civic S2000 2001-2006

Side Mirrors (3 of 3)

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Power Mirror



Removal & Installation
Prelude

NOTE
This procedure requires the use of Trim Pad Remover, Snap-on A 177, or equivalent, commercially available trim pad removal tool.

  1. Remove the mirror mount cover, as follows:
    1. Lower the door glass fully.
    2.  
    3. Carefully pry out the mirror mount cover (A) by hand in the sequence shown.

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      Fig. Mirror mount cover removal

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  3. Remove the inner handle (A), being careful not to scratch the door panel, as follows:
    1. Pry out the cap (B), and remove the screw.
    2.  
    3. Pull the inner handle forward and out half-way.
    4.  
    5. Disconnect the inner handle rod (C) and power door lock switch connector (D).

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      Fig. Inner door handle removal and installation-2001-02 Accord Coupe

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  5. Remove the screw, and release the clips (A, B) that hold the door panel (C) with a commercially available trim pad remover (D), then remove the door panel by pulling it upward. Disconnect the power window switch connectors (E), and the power mirror switch connector (F) (driver's side), security indicator connector (G) (driver's side for some models), and courtesy light bulb socket (H). Remove the door panel with as little bending as possible to avoid creasing or breaking it.

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    Fig. Door panel removal and installation-2001-02 Accord Coupe

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  7. Disconnect the connector (A), and detach the harness clip (B), then remove the nuts or bolts securing the mirror.

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    Fig. Disconnect the connector (A), and detach the harness clip (B), then remove the nuts or bolts securing the mirror

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  9. While holding the mirror, push out the clip (A), and remove the mirror (B). Take care not to scratch the door.

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    Fig. While holding the mirror, push out the clip (A), and remove the mirror (B)

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To install:

  1. Install the mirror in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    1. Make sure the connector is plugged in properly.
    2.  
    3. Attach the harness clip.
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  3. Install the door panel in the reverse order of removal; make sure the connectors and the courtesy light bulb socket are plugged in properly, and the inner handle rod is connected properly.
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S2000
  1. Remove the door sash holder, as follows:
    1. Remove the door glass and weatherstrip, as outlined under Window Motor & Regulator.
    2.  
    3. Hold the adjusting bolt with a hex wrench when removing the locknut.
    4.  
    5. Mark a line around the locknut to show the original adjustment.
    6.  
    7. Remove the door sash holder in numbered sequence:

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      Fig. Door sash removal and installation-S2000

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  3. Remove the plastic cover, as necessary.
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  5. Disconnect the connector (A), and detach it from the door.
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  7. Support the mirror (B) with one hand, remove the nuts (C), then remove the mirror.

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    Fig. Disconnect the connector (A), support the mirror (B) with one hand, remove the nuts (C), then remove the mirror

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To install:

  1. Install the mirror in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    1. Make sure the connector is plugged in properly.
    2.  
    3. Test-drive and check for wind noise and rattles.
    4.  
    5. When reinstalling the door panel, make sure the plastic cover is installed properly and sealed around its perimeter.
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