Ram Truck 1500, 2500 & 3500 (2006-2008)

Mirrors

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Power Mirrors



Diagnosis & Testing

The following wiring test determines whether or not voltage is continuous through the body harness to switch.

  1. Remove the power mirror switch.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect wire harness connector from back of power mirror switch.
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  5. Connect the clip end of a 12 volt test light to Pin 5 in the mirror switch harness connector. Touch the test light probe to Pin 3.
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  7. If the test light illuminates, the wiring circuit between the battery and switch is OK.
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  9. If the lamp does not illuminate, first check the fuse in the Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM). If fuse is OK, then check for a broken wire. Refer to the appropriate wiring information.
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If the power mirror switch is receiving proper current and ground and mirrors do not operate, proceed with power mirror motor test.

  1. Remove the power mirror switch
  2.  
  3. Disconnect wire harness connector to power mirror switch.
  4.  
  5. Using two jumper wires:

    Connect one to a 12 volt source
     
    Connect the other to a good body ground
     
    Refer to the mirror motor test chart for proper wire connections at the switch connector.

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    Fig. Power mirror switch harness connector



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    Fig. Mirror motor test chart

     

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  7. If results shown in table are not obtained, check for open or shorted circuit. Replace mirror assembly as necessary.
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Removal & Installation
Motor

The power mirror motor is integral to the mirror assembly.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the door trim panel
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the wire harness connector from the mirror.
  6.  
  7. Remove the three nuts that secure the mirror to the door and carefully remove the mirror.

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    Fig. Mirror assembly (1) mounting nuts (2) harness connector (3)

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  9. Position the mirror onto the door.
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  11. Install the three nuts that secure the mirror to the door. Tighten the nuts to 60 inch lbs. (7 Nm).
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  13. Connect the wire harness connector to the mirror.
  14.  
  15. Install the door trim panel.
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Switch
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the door trim panel.
  6.  
  7. Remove the switch from the trim panel bezel.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the switch into the trim panel bezel.
  2.  
  3. Install the door trim panel.
  4.  
  5. Connect the negative battery cable.
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