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Removal and Installation of Mirrors from the Volkswagen Golf Mark V

See the guide – Passengers Front Door Trim – Removal and Installation – for details on removing the interior trim.

Remove cap covering the screw that holds the mirror on with a suitable tool to avoid damaging it.

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The removed plastic cap.

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Next remove the mirror wiring – the connector is located as indicated by the red circle.

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Pull the red tab out away from the controller.

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Now press down on the tab in front of the red tab and pull the connector out.

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Next remove the housing from the holder by lifting the tab on the side.

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Two of the screws can easily fall down inside the door, some super glue on the end of the torx bit will stop this from occurring.

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Remove the two recessed screws first.

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Remove the outside mirror followed by the foam insert.

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Now remove the wiring through the panel.

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Installation is the reverse of the above procedure.

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