KIA Niro: Outside Rear View Mirror

  1. Outside rear view mirror

Outside Rear View Mirror Repair procedures

Replacement

Warning

Put on gloves to protect your hands.

Warning

  • Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces without marring the surface.
  • Be careful not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.
  1. Using a remover, remove the front door quadrant inner cover (A).

  1. Disconnect the outside rear view mirror connector (A) and loosen the mounting bolts.

Tightening torque : 6.9 - 10.8 N*m (0.7 - 1.1 kgf*m, 5.1 - 8.0 lb*ft)

  1. Remove the outside rear view mirror (A).

  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Warning

  • Make sure the connector is connected properly.
  • Replace any damaged clips.

Disassembly

Housing cover

Warning

  • When removing with a flat-tip screwdriver or remover, wrap protective tape around the tools to prevent damage to components.
  • Put on gloves to prevent hand injuries.
  1. Remove outside rear view mirror assembly.

    (Refer to Body - "Outside View Mirror")

  2. After inserting the flat-bladed screwdriver as shown in the illustration below, remove the mirror (A) by applying a momentary force.

Warning

Warning

  • Wrap the tool with protective tape or cloth to prevent damage to the parts.
  • Do not insert the tool too deeply.
  1. Disconnect the heater connectors (A) and rear corner radar indicator connector (B).

  1. Remove the housing cover mounting screw.
  2. Using a remover and remove the housing cover (A).

  1. Reassemble in the reverse order of disassembly.

Scalp

Warning

  • When removing with a flat-tip screwdriver or remover, wrap protective tape around the tools to prevent damage to components.
  • Put on gloves to prevent hand injuries.
  1. Remove outside rear view mirror assembly.

    (Refer to Body - "Outside View Mirror")

  2. After inserting the flat-bladed screwdriver as shown in the illustration below, remove the mirror (A) by applying a momentary force.

Warning

Warning

  • Wrap the tool with protective tape or cloth to prevent damage to the parts.
  • Do not insert the tool too deeply.
  1. Disconnect the heater connectors (A) and rear corner radar indicator connector (B).

  1. Remove the scalp.

(1) Attach protection tape at the end of the screw driver.

(2) Insert screw driver in where you can see the back of scalp.

(2) Insert screw driver in where you can see the back of scalp.

Warning

Warning

When inserting screw driver, avoid to touch internal wires in the mirror housing.

(3) Hold the mirror assembly with one hand and hold the screwdriver with the other hand and strike it vertically as shown illustration below.

Warning

Warning

  • It is the way that screw driver strikes inner side of scalp cover to remove.
  • Lift screw driver and door mirror assembly about 20cm height from floor then smash them vertically.
  • Scalp is thrown and removed because screw driver push the back of scalp cover to remove.
  • After removing the scalp, make sure that the clip and hook on the back of the scalp are not damaged.
  • If clips and hooks are damaged, replace the scalp with a new one as noise may occur in driving.
  1. Reassemble in the reverse order of disassembly.

    (Refer to Body - "Outside View Mirror")

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