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How to Replace Mirror 1998 - 2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue

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Created on: 2011-10-04

How to repair, install, fix, change or replace a broken, smashed, cracked, or shattered rear side view mirror on Oldsmobile Intrigue, years 98, 99, 00, 01, and 02.

  1. step 1 :Removing the Door Panel
    • Pry up the switch panel
    • Disconnect the window switch wiring harnesses
    • Disconnect the door lock wiring harness
    • Pry off the trim piece inside the door handle with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the Phillips head screw inside the door handle
    • Remove the T30 screw in the switch panel
    • Remove the T30 screw in the door handle
    • Pry off the door handle bezel
    • Disconnect the door lock wiring harness
    • Pry out the door panel with a door panel clip tool or putty knife
    • Lift the door panel up and off
    • Disconnect the speaker wiring lead
  2. step 2 :Removing the Side View Mirror
    • Disconnect the mirror wiring harness
    • Remove the three 10mm nut from the side mirror
    • Remove the side view mirror
  3. step 3 :Installing the New Side View Mirror
    • Insert the side view mirror into place
    • Tighten the three 10mm nuts to the side mirror
    • Connect the side view mirror
  4. step 4 :Reinstalling the Door Panel
    • Connect the speaker wiring lead
    • Lift the door panel into place
    • Push in the door panel clips
    • Connect the door lock wiring harness to the door bezel
    • Insert the door bezel into place
    • Insert the Phillips screw to the door handle
    • Insert the T30 behind the switch panel
    • Insert the T30 screw in the door pull
    • Push on the door handle trim piece
    • Connect the door lock wiring harness
    • Connect the window switch wiring harnesses
    • Push the switch panel into place

Tools needed

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

    Phillips Head Screwdriver

    Putty Knife

    T30 Driver

    10mm Wrench

    10mm Socket

    Door Panel Removal Tool


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In this video, we're going to show you outside or side rear view mirror replacement on this '99 Intrigue. It's the same as any '98 to '02 Intrigue. Tools you'll need for the job are flat blade and Phillips screwdrivers, a T30 Torx driver, a door panel clip tool or a putty knife would work, a 10mm wrench or socket with a ratchet.

Start here, take this panel, lift up carefully, pull it down, and then underneath, disconnect the two harnesses. Disconnect your mirror harness, usually I take a little screwdriver and push the little tab, push down and pry it up and pull it out. Now use your screwdriver again, and right in behind your door handle you'll see a little slot, put your screwdriver in, pry out, and pull this little panel out.

Now there are three screws. A Phillips screw's right there. This bezel comes off, and you have to disconnect your switch. There's a T30 screw here and another T30 screw underneath that door pull. Speed it up here as I use a T30 Torx screwdriver to remove those two Torx screws, and a Phillips screwdriver to remove the screw for the door handle bezel. There's a little thumb tab, pull that connector off. You either want a putty knife, or if you have one a door panel clip tool, put the knife up and under, slide it until you feel a pin, and give a good pull. Slide it until you feel the next one, keep going up, and one usually up here. Pull it out, and then our speaker here gets disconnected, press the little tab. Disconnect the speaker and your door panel is off.

Here's our mirror lead right here. Just pull back on a little tab and pull the lead up and out. It's held in by three 10mm nuts. Remove them with a 10mm socket with a ratchet. I've got an extension although I don't need it. Fast-forward here a little bit as I remove those three 10mm nuts.

Here's my new one from 1A Auto. It's going to mount on there exactly the same. It has the same studs and everything. Same plug, so it's going to plug in correctly. It comes in black and, obviously, you can replace and put it on there. If you have a broken mirror, that will fix your problem. If you wanted to paint it to match your vehicle, what I suggest you do is go to an automotive parts store that has a paint department. They can match your color, put it into an air charged can, you would have to tape up your mirror and spray it to match the vehicle.

With this car, obviously again, my original is in fine shape so I'm just going to reinstall it. Put it through, into place, make sure it's seated correctly on the outside of the car. Tighten them and you want to tighten them firm, but you don't want to over tighten them. You don't want to break the base of the mirror or anything. Reconnect the lead.

Before we reinstall, just make sure our pins are all in place. To put it in, just reconnect the speaker if you have the Bose sound system, make sure all of these, actually this has to go up through here and all of those go through there. Hook it in, you can see down and you can see your two top pins. Just hook those right into place. Then on this speaker, you're just going to line up the pins that go into the door, make sure all of your clips are going in, just go around the door.

Reconnect the door lock button. Slide this bezel back into place. Phillips screw. Just speed it up here as I put that Phillips screw in, and then my two T30 Torx screws. Remember, the one that goes up behind the door pull. It does go in at a little bit of an angle, it doesn't go straight in. This one I'm starting here, you can see how it goes at a bit of an angle. This trim plate goes in, the little slots on the bottom. Let's see, reconnect our mirror and our two window lock connections. Put the top in first, snap the bottom down into place.

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1998 - 2002  Oldsmobile  Intrigue
1997 - 2005  Buick  Century
1997 - 2004  Buick  Regal
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