Mitsubishi Car 1999-05

Outside Mirrors

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Power Mirrors



Diagnosis & Testing
  1. Remove the mirror switch.
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  3. Using an ohmmeter, check for continuity with the terminals on the back of the power mirror switch using the following connection table.

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    Fig. Check for continuity between these power mirror switch terminals-3000GT

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  5. Remove the mirror assembly.
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  7. Check to be sure that the mirror moves as described in the table when each terminal is connected to the battery.

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    Fig. Ensure the mirror moves with the battery connected as follows to these terminals-3000GT

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  1. By connecting the following terminals to the battery, the mirror should move in the direction specified:
    1. Connect Terminal 3 to negative (-) and Terminal 1 to positive (+) and the mirror should move upward.
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    3. Connect Terminal 1 to negative (-) and Terminal 3 to positive (+) and the mirror should move downward.
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    5. Connect Terminal 2 to negative (-) and Terminal 3 to positive (+) and the mirror should move to the left.
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    7. Connect Terminal 3 to negative (-) and Terminal 2 to positive (+) and the mirror should move to the right.

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      Fig. Terminal identification for the power mirror motor wiring harness-Eclipse

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Removal & Installation
Motor
3000GT
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Tilt the door mirror backward and forward to access the mounting bolts.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the mirror electrical connector and remove the mirror.
  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse order of removal.
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Eclipse
1999 Models
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the door interior trim panel and water proof film.
  2.  
  3. Remove the inner mirror cover.
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  5. Disconnect the wire harness.
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  7. Remove the mounting nuts and the door trim bracket. Lift the mirror from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Door mirror and related components-1999 Eclipse

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To install:

  1. Position the mirror on the vehicle. Install the door trim bracket and the mounting nuts.
  2.  
  3. Reconnect the wiring harness.
  4.  
  5. Install the inner cover.
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  7. Install the water proof film and the door interior trim panel.
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  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  11. Cycle the mirror several times to make sure that it works properly.
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2000-05 Models
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the door interior trim panel and water proof film.
  2.  
  3. Remove the inner delta cover, or tweeter speaker cover if equipped.
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  5. Remove the tweeter speaker, if equipped.
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  7. Remove the nuts and remove delta cover base.
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  9. Disconnect the wiring harness.
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  11. Remove the door mirror assembly.
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  13. Installation is the reverse order of removal.
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Galant
1999-2003 Models
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the delta cover (the triangular trim cover) from the top of the door panel.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the wiring harness.
  6.  
  7. Remove the mounting nuts and the door trim bracket.
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  9. Lift the mirror from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Position the mirror on the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Install the door trim bracket and the mounting nuts.
  4.  
  5. Reconnect the wire harness.
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  7. Install the delta cover.
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  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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2004-05 Models
  1. Remove the door trim. Refer to -Door Lock Motor, Removal & Installation- in this section.
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  3. Remove the inside mirror cover.
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  5. Remove the mounting bolts and remove the mirror assembly.
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  7. Installation is the reverse order of assembly. Tighten the mounting bolts to 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
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Lancer
  1. Remove the inside mounting bolt cover.
  2.  
  3. Remove the inner delta cover.
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  5. Disconnect the wiring harness connector.
  6.  
  7. Remove the mounting bolts and remove the mirror assembly.
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  9. Installation is the reverse order of removal.
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Switch
3000GT
  1. Remove the instrument panel switch trim.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect and remove the remote controlled mirror switch.
  4.  
  5. Installation is the reverse order of removal.
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Eclipse
  1. Remove the center console switch trim plate.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect and remove the remote controlled mirror switch.
  4.  
  5. Installation is the reverse order of removal.
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Galant
1999-2003 Models
  1. Remove the instrument panel switch trim.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect and remove the remote controlled mirror switch.
  4.  
  5. Installation is the reverse order of removal.
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2004-05 Models
  1. Insert Special Tool MB990784 trim remover to pry off the power window/door switch panel assembly.
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  3. Disconnect the power window/door switch electrical connector.
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  5. Unbolt and remove the power window switch.
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  7. Installation is the reverse order of removal.
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Lancer
  1. Remove the instrument panel switch trim.
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  3. Disconnect and remove the remote controlled mirror switch.
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  5. Installation is the reverse order of removal.
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Removal & Installation