door mirror replacement

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If your C3 door mirror assembly is broken, smashed or snapped off, the easiest solution is to replace the complete unit. The same mirror replacement procedure is used for passenger or drivers side.

Find a suitable replacement second hand Citroen C3 door mirror (from here) and follow these tips to replace it.

Firstly, ensure you have the correct mirror assembly, some have no wires, some have wires, pick the right one for the right year 2002-2005 or 2006 to 2009.

If your mirror has wires (outside air temperature, fold back, electrically adjustable), remove the door card by following the instructions in this topic Citroen C3 door card removal 2002-2009


and disconnect the plugs that have been exposed - shown in the picture below

disconnect plugs to replace drivers door mirror
disconnect plugs to replace drivers door mirror



Then pop off the black plastic quadrant shown in the picture

Pop off the plastic quadrant to replace the C3 door mirror
Pop off the plastic quadrant to replace the C3 door mirror

To reveal some torx type screws.



Remove the torx screws to release the complete mirror assembly

remove torx screws to release door mirror from door
remove torx screws to release door mirror from door

Then remove the complete mirror assembly from the door, feeding the wires through the hole.



If only the glass of the mirror is broken you can replace the mirror glass (with one of these) by popping off the glass with its carrier, from the mirror assembly, using a screwdriver when the glass is fully adjusted inwards.
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