VW Passat & Audi A4 1990-2000

Inside Rear View Mirror

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REPLACEMENT
Passat
  1. To check the sensor function, switch on the ignition. Cover the photo sensor for a few seconds, then shine a flashlight at photo sensor. The mirror surface must dim (ensure reverse gear is not engaged).
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  3. Press the left and right cover cap halves (1 and 5) apart and remove. Pull the connector (3) out of the mirror base (2) and disconnect it.
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  5. Remove the mirror base with the mirror (6) downward from the retaining plate (arrow).
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Fig. Identifying rearview mirror components: left cover (1), base (2), electrical connector (3), swivel (4), right cover (5), mirror (6)

To install:

  1. Installation is in reverse order of removal.
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Audi A4


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Fig. Pull the rearview mirror down at an angle (arrow) to release it from the retaining plate (retaining springs are in the base of the mirror).



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Fig. Install the mirror at 60-90 degrees offset to the installation position and turn it in direction of the arrow until the retaining spring engages.

  1. Unclip the cable channel cover.
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  3. Remove the harness connector from the retainer and disconnect.
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  5. Pull the rearview mirror down at an angle to release it from the retaining plate (retaining springs in base of mirror).
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To install:


CAUTION
Do NOT use the cable channel to turn the mirror.

  1. Install the mirror at 60-90 degrees offset to the installation position and turn it until the retaining spring engages.
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