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Installed 99 chevy Silverado power mirrors on a them

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Installed 99 chevy Silverado power mirrors on a them to fit but the wiring is different. plug connectors don't match.Is there a way to make them work? old mirrors have 4 wires, new only 3.
JA: Have you checked all the fuses? Do you have a wiring diagram?
Customer: fuses are fine,just not sure how to match up the wiring.different color of wires between the two.
JA: What year is your Fit?
Customer: going from 1995 mirrors to 1999.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes and I have not tried anything yet
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: only like I explained the color of wires don't match for change.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  George H. replied 12 months ago.

Hello, I can give you the pinouts for each mirror if you like?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
can you send these pinouts to my e-mail.Not sure what you mean by pinouts?
Expert:  George H. replied 12 months ago.

It is the layout and function for each connector on each mirror. I cannot email but I can post links to the info here if you wish.

Expert:  George H. replied 12 months ago.

The 99 should have 4 wires, can you post a picture of the connector?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Ok send me the links please
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
I have a flip phone so I can tap it but nothing will happen lol
Expert:  George H. replied 12 months ago.

Your 95 mirrors

Your 99 mirrors.

Let me know where you are seeing only 3 wires on the new mirrors. Are you sure they are 99?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
on the connector plug, & yes that's what I ordered when I bought them
Expert:  George H. replied 12 months ago.

See the diagrams I posted above and focus on the left moirror at the bottom. On both you can see that they have 4 wires going to the mirror motors?

Lets work this out so you can get these working. It may take some back and forth. I am looking for the connector view themselves.

Expert:  George H. replied 12 months ago.

This is the 99 connector.

Where did you get the mirrors from?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
cannot find the diagrams above,only what has been dis cussed already?
Expert:  George H. replied 12 months ago.

There are links in blue where I posted the diagrams?

Things like "This is the 99 connector"

Are you on a real computer?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Ok all I am getting is a blank page when I click on 99 connector, & yes I'm on a real computer
Expert:  George H. replied 12 months ago.

Maybe you have links blocked? You will have to enable downloads, these are .pdf on Dropbox. Maybe wait a bit and see if your popup blocker is blocking it?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Ok I guess I will have to go elsewhere to get my answer & chalk this up to a23.00 dollar learning experience.Thanks
Expert:  George H. replied 12 months ago.

Wait, all you need to do is hang in there and you have done nothing yet to be charged $23. You only placed a deposit not a payment.

What are you seeing? What computer are you on? Apple or Windows?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I got tired going back & forth & then you lied when you told me the $23.00 WAS PENDING UNTIL I GOT AN ANSWER.I will do my best Not to recommend just answer to anyone.Like I said a $23.00 dollar lesson.
Expert:  George H. replied 11 months ago.

I didn't lie, the deposit is held until you provide a rating.. Just contact customer service if you don't like they way it works. I don't have any control over your account or payment. The rating is only for my service not the way Just answer works.

Let me know if you want to get to the bottom of this by telling me WHAT YOU ARE SEEING