Step 1: Remove the interior door lock panel by gently prying it away from the interior door panel.
Step 2: Gently pry the trim panel that covers the interior of the mirror mount from the door.
Step 3: Remove the door handle trim plate from the interior door panel.
Step 4: Using your pliers, remove the interior door panel clip that is near the hinge.
Step 5: Remove the Torx screw near the door's latching point.
This is exposed by removing the small cover.
Step 6: Remove the two 7mm bolts near the door lock, and the single bolt near the interior handle.
Step 7: Remove the interior door panel by releasing the speaker wiring harness and the 2 mirror wiring harnesses.
Step 8: Disconnect the door light wiring harness to completely free the door panel.
Step 9: Release the clip that secures the door handle rod in place and remove the retaining bolt to remove the interior door handle.
Step 10: Gently peel the plastic water shield away from the door frame. DO NOT tear it!
Step 11: Remove the 3 retaining bolts and 3 clips that hold the wiring harness in place to free the mirror from the door.
Step 12: Attach your new side mirror with the mounting bolts and attach the wiring harness clips to the interior door frame.
Step 13: Re-engage the interior door handle rod and fixture.
Step 14: Reattach the plastic water shield and interior door panel, being sure to reconnect all wiring harnesses.
While we are more than happy to create these installation guides for your benefit, we cannot maintain any liability regarding the part, or the driving experience, once the part has been replaced/installed. We always guarantee the quality of the parts we provide, but the installation liability rests solely on the installer.
And, though we are always here to answer your questions, please note that our technicians created these guides for your convenience, and cannot provide assistance beyond this guide.
This article pertains to the following products sold on our website:
2003 - 2006 GMC Sierra Side View Mirror Driver Side (15226944) Standard Style, Power Remote, Heated, W/o Signal Lamp, W/RPO DL8, Sierra 1500 HD (03-03), Sierra 2500 (03-04), Sierra 1500/Sierra 1500 HD/Sierra 3500 (03-05), Sierra Denali (03-07), Sierra 1500 HD SLE/1500 HD SLT/1500 Hybrid (05-06), 1500 SL/2500 HD SL/35
2003 - 2006 GMC Sierra Side View Mirror Passenger Side (15226945) Standard Style, Power Remote, Heated, W/o Signal Lamp, W/RPO DL8, Sierra 1500 HD (03-03), Sierra 2500 (03-04), Sierra 1500/Sierra 1500 HD/Sierra 3500 (03-05), Sierra Denali (03-07), Sierra 1500 HD SLE/1500 HD SLT/1500 Hybrid (05-06), 1500 SL/2500 HD SL/35