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How to Replace Mirror 98-11 Ford Crown Victoria

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  1. step : Removing the Door Panel (0:39)
    • Pry up the window switch panel with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Disconnect the window switch wiring harnesses
    • Pry off the trim piece inside the door handle with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the T30 Torx bolt inside the door handle
    • Remove the three 7mm bolts around the edge of the door panel
    • Pry off the mirror base trim piece by hand
    • Remove the 7mm bolt behind the switch panel
    • Lift the door panel up and off
    • Remove three Phillips head screws from the speaker
    • Pull off the speaker
    • Disconnect the speaker wiring harness
    • Pull back the water shield
  2. step : Removing the Mirror (2:24)
    • Peel back the mirror base panel
    • Pull the panel off its clip by hand or with pliers
    • Cut access points to the mirror studs with a razor blade
    • Remove the three 7/16 inch nuts from the mirror
    • Unclip the mirror wiring harness from the door
    • Disconnect the wiring harness
    • Pull the mirror up and out
  3. step : Installing the New Mirror (3:28)
    • Thread the mirror wiring harness into the door
    • Put the mirror into place using the studs
    • Fasten the three 7/16 nuts onto the stud
    • Connect the mirror wiring harness
    • Clip the wiring harness to the door
  4. step : Reinstalling the Door Panel (4:08)
    • Put the water shield into place
    • Connect the speaker wiring harness
    • Put the speaker into place
    • Insert the three Phillips screws into the speaker
    • Clip the mirror base panel into place
    • Lift the door panel into place
    • Insert the three 7mm bolts around the edge of the door panel
    • Insert the 7mm bolt behind the switch panel
    • Insert the T30 bolt inside the door handle
    • Push on the trim piece inside the door handle
    • Push on the mirror base trim piece
    • Connect the window switch wiring harnesses
    • Push the window switch panel into place starting at the front

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Hi, I'm Don from 1A Auto. I hope this how-to video helps you out, and next time you need parts for your vehicle, think of 1AAuto.com. Thanks.

In this video, we're going to show you how to replace the side mirror on this 2004 Ford Crown Victoria. We show you on the passenger side, but the driver side is a similar procedure. The items you'll need for this are a new side mirror from 1AAuto.com, a flat blade screwdriver, 7mm socket and ratchet, T30 Torx bit, 7/16"? socket, Phillips screwdriver, pliers, and a razor blade.

Using a flat blade screwdriver, pry up the switch panel and then pull directly up. Then, push the tab on these harnesses and disconnect both of them. Pry out this panel behind the door handle and then, remove the T30 bolt. We'll just fast forward as Don does this. Now, lining the outside of the door panel, there are three 7mm bolts. Just go ahead and remove each of those. Pry off this triangular panel and then remove this 7mm bolt in here. Now, you can lift the door panel up and off. Next, you want to remove your speaker. Just remove these three Phillips screws. We'll fast forward as Don does this. Pull your speaker out, and push the tab on the harness and pull it free. Pull back your water shield.

Now, you want to peel this panel off and it will peel until it gets to the clip at the bottom. You can try to pull the clip out just by hand. We end up using a pair of pliers to pull that out. Then, using a razor blade, you just want to cut little X's into where you can feel that there are holes and then push it through. Now, you can remove these three 7/16"? nuts. Now, push the harness clip through and then pry out on the tab and pull the harness free. Now, you can pull your mirror up and out.

On the right is the old side mirror; on the left is the new one from 1AAuto. You can see they're identical and they'll mount exactly the same. Feed the harness for your mirror through and then push the studs through the door. We'll fast forward as Don replaces those three 7/16 nuts. Reconnect your harness and push that clip back into the door and then replace your water shield.

Reconnect your speaker. Push it back into place and then, replace those three Phillips screws. We'll just fast forward as Don does this. Now, push that clip back into the door and push that panel into place. Now, to replace your door panel, put those lower hooks into place, and then push your harnesses up through that switch panel hole. Then, line up those other hooks and push the door panel back and down over that lock rod and down into the window seal. We're just going to fast forward here as Don replaces the three 7mm bolts along the outside, the 7mm bolt inside the door panel, and that T30 bolt. Replace that triangular panel. Replace that panel behind the door handle and reconnect your harnesses. Put the back end of the switch panel in first and push down the front, and you're all set.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Razor Blade / Gasket Scraper

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 7mm Socket

  • Sockets - SAE

  • 7/16 Inch Socket

  • Star Drivers & Sockets

  • T30 Driver

1998 - 2011  Mercury  Grand Marquis
2003 - 2004  Mercury  Marauder
1998 - 2011  Ford  Crown Victoria
2002 - 2011  Ford  Crown Victoria
2002 - 2010  Mercury  Grand Marquis

98-11 Grand Marquis Crown Vic Power Mirror PAIR

Ford Mercury Driver & Passenger Side 2 Piece Mirror Set TRQ

This part replaces:

  • OE # 6W7Z 17683 AA
  • OE # 6W7Z 17682 AA
  • Partslink FO1321146
  • Partslink FO1320146
  • TRQ MRA09161

Part Details

  • Mirror Operation: Power
  • Mirror Set Includes: (1) Passenger Side Mirror
  • Mirror Set Includes: (1) Driver Side Mirror
  • Set Quantity: 2 Piece
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