Home Auto Repair How to Replace a Power Mirror on a Volkswagen Passat

How to Replace a Power Mirror on a Volkswagen Passat

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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.