ParkAvenue 1997-1999

Mirrors

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Removal & Installation



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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This procedure is for power mirrors.

  1. Remove the door trim panel, plastic fasteners from the sound insulator and water deflector, as required.
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  3. Unfasten the retainer, then remove the mirror trim panel.
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Fig. The outside mirror has a trim panel which is secured with a screw and a retaining clip



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Fig. Unfasten the retaining screw ...



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Fig. ...then remove the mirror finish panel. Note the panel retaining clip (see arrow)

  1. Disconnect the wiring connector and remove the wiring from the door retaining tabs.
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Fig. Exploded view of the outside mirror cable routing

  1. Remove the mirror retaining nuts/screws, then remove the mirror with insulator and wiring.
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Fig. Pull the sound absorber filler pad out of the door



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Fig. Unfasten the side view mirror retaining nuts and bolts



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Fig. Exploded view of the outside mirror assembly mounting

To install:

  1. Refit the mirror with insulator and wiring into position.
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  3. Install the mirror retaining nuts/screws.
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  5. Route the wiring through the door retaining tabs and reconnect the electrical connector. Make certain the wiring harness does not interfere with the window glass operation.
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  7. Install the water deflector, sound insulator and door trim panel, as required.
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  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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Mirror Glass
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Cover mirror surface with tape. Pull the mirror and backing plate from the mirror housing.
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  5. Remove the jackscrews from the mirror head backing, if equipped.
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  7. If mirror is the glued on type, you may need to break mirror surface and remove from backing. Wear eye protection!
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The left side mirror face is flat and the right side mirror face is convex. Each side must be replaced with the same type of mirror face.

To install:



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Fig. Mirror face replacement - power mirror shown, manual similar

  1. Align the screw retainers and reinstall.
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  3. If the type not retained with screws, glue the replacement assembly into place.
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  5. Connect the negative battery cable.
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