Saturn Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1991-1998 Repair Guide

Outside Mirrors

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 through 7

  1. If equipped with a power right side mirror, disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the screw from the mirror trim panel.
  4.  
  5. Loosen the setscrew, then disconnect the cable from the trim panel on the manual mirror.
  6.  
  7. Remove the trim panel from the vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Remove the foam filler from the door frame.
  10.  
  11. If equipped, unplug the wiring harness connector on the power mirror.
  12.  
  13. Remove the nuts from the mirror assembly, then remove the mirror and seal from the vehicle.
  14.  

To install:
  1. Install the seal onto the mirror assembly.
  2.  
  3. If equipped, connect the wiring harness to the right side power mirror.
  4.  
  5. Install the mirror assembly to the door, then tighten the retaining nuts to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm) on 1991-95 models, or 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm) on 1996-98 models.
  6.  
  7. Install the foam filler to the door frame.
  8.  
  9. Install the mirror cable into the trim panel and tighten the setscrew to 27 inch lbs. (3 Nm), for the manual mirror.
  10.  
  11. Position the trim panel to the door frame, then secure using the screw.
  12.  
  13. If equipped with a power right side mirror, connect the negative battery cable.
  14.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Loosen the outside mirror's interior trim panel mounting screw ...



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Fig. Fig. 2: ... and remove the trim panel from the side of the door



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Fig. Fig. 3: Using a hex key, loosen the mirror cable retaining setscrew and ...



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Fig. Fig. 4: ... slide the interior trim panel off of the mirror cable



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Fig. Fig. 5: Pull the foam filler insulation out, but do not damage or discard



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Fig. Fig. 6: Remove the outside mirror assembly mounting bolts from inside the door



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Fig. Fig. 7: Pull the mirror assembly out from the mounting holes on the door

 
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