The Volkswagen Passat has a complex power mirror construction for all model years. This project is for an experienced do-it-yourself repair person. It only requires a few basic tools.
Tools Used: Tools, Trim tool, Wrench, Screwdriver
Replace Power Mirror
Remove old mirror
Disconnect the negative battery cable before you take the front door trim panel off the Passat’s door. Remove all screws and clips and carefully pry the panel from the door with a trim tool purchased from an auto repair store.
Detach the power mirror electrical wire connector located under the door panel.