Mazda Car 2005-06

Outside Mirrors

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Power Mirrors



Diagnosis & Testing
  1. Inspect for continuity between the power mirror switch terminals using an ohmmeter as follows:
    1. On the left side, probe terminals Dand Hand G and F with the mirror up. There should be continuity.
    2.  
    3. On the left side, probe terminals Eand Hand G and F with the mirror down. There should be continuity.
    4.  
    5. On the left side, probe terminals Dand Gand H and F with the mirror left. There should be continuity.
    6.  
    7. On the left side, probe terminals E and Gand H and F with the mirror right. There should be continuity.
    8.  
    9. On the right side, probe terminals Cand Hand G and F with the mirror up. There should be continuity.
    10.  
    11. On the right side, probe terminals Cand Gand H and F with the mirror down. There should be continuity.
    12.  
    13. On the right side, probe terminals B and Hand G and F with the mirror left. There should be continuity.
    14.  
    15. On the right side, probe terminals B and Gand H and F with the mirror right. There should be continuity.

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      Fig. Power mirror motor terminals-MX-5 Miata

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  2.  

  1. Apply battery positive voltage to the power outer mirror terminals and inspect the operation of the power outer mirror.
  2.  
  3. Apply battery voltage to terminal B and ground to terminal D. The mirror should go up.
  4.  
  5. Apply battery voltage to terminal D and ground to terminal B. The mirror should go up.
  6.  
  7. Apply battery voltage to terminal F and ground to terminal D. The mirror should go left.
  8.  
  9. Apply battery voltage to terminal D and ground to terminal F. The mirror should go right.
  10.  
  11. If not as specified, replace the power outer mirror.

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    Fig. Power mirror motor terminals-Mazda6 and Mazdaspeed6

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Removal & Installation
Motor
Mazda6 And Mazdaspeed6

The mirror motor is an internal component of the mirror assembly and if found to be defective, replace the mirror assembly.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Open the inner handle cap using a small screwdriver, then remove the screw.
  6.  
  7. Remove the inner handle cover.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the door lock switch connector.
  10.  
  11. Remove the inner garnish.
  12.  
  13. Remove the cover, then remove the screw.
  14.  
  15. Remove the lens cover, then remove screw.
  16.  
  17. Disengage the clips from the front door using a fastener remover.
  18.  
  19. Pull the front door trim upward, then disengage the tabs from the front door.
  20.  
  21. Disconnect the power door mirror switch connector and the power window main switch connector.
  22.  
  23. Remove the courtesy light.
  24.  
  25. Remove the front door trim.
  26.  
  27. Disconnect the power outer mirror connector.
  28.  
  29. Remove the screws and remove the mirror.
  30.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  

MX-5 Miata

The mirror motor is an internal component of the mirror assembly and if found to be defective, replace the mirror assembly.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the door trim.
  4.  
  5. Remove the door speaker.
  6.  
  7. Remove the door unit by unplugging the electrical connections, unfastening the screws and remove the unit.
  8.  
  9. Unplug the mirror connector.
  10.  
  11. Remove the mirror clips and rotate the mirror towards the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Remove the bolt on one side, then rotate the mirror away from the vehicle and remove the other bolt.
  14.  
  15. Remove the mirror assembly
  16.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  

Switch
Mazda6 And Mazdaspeed6
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Open the inner handle cap using a small screwdriver, then remove the screw.
  6.  
  7. Remove the inner handle cover.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the door lock switch connector.
  10.  
  11. Remove the inner garnish.
  12.  
  13. Remove the cover, then remove the screw.
  14.  
  15. Remove the lens cover, then remove screw.
  16.  
  17. Disengage the clips from the front door using a fastener remover.
  18.  
  19. Pull the front door trim upward, then disengage the tabs from the front door.
  20.  
  21. Disconnect the power door mirror switch connector and the power window main switch connector.
  22.  
  23. Remove the courtesy light.
  24.  
  25. Remove the front door trim.
  26.  
  27. Remove the screws and the switch.
  28.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  

MX-5 Miata
  1. Remove the battery cover.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the pull handle.
  6.  
  7. Remove the armrest.
  8.  
  9. Remove the door trim.
  10.  
  11. Remove the switch panel from the door trim by depressing the tab.
  12.  
  13. Remove the screws and the mirror switch.
  14.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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