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Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
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I need to replace the driver side mirror, 2007 m35x, nothing

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I need to replace the driver side mirror
JA: What is the model/year of your Infiniti?
Customer: 2007 m35x
JA: Are you fixing your M35x yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing yet
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Infiniti
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 8 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 8 months ago.

hey how are you

please read below & click on link to view diagrams

2007 Infiniti M35x AWD V6-3.5L (VQ35DE)

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Classification: EL09-029A Reference: ITB09-054A Date: April 14, 2010 2007 - 2010 M; OUTSIDE MIRROR ACTUATOR INOPERATIVE This bulletin has been amended. The Year Range of Applied Vehicles has changed. APPLIED VEHICLES: 2007 - 2010 M (Y50) IF YOU CONFIRM The outside door mirror actuator is inoperative. ACTION Replace the door mirror actuator. NOTE: Do not replace the entire mirror assembly when an actuator will solve the incident, if it should occur.

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The purpose of "ACTIONS" (above) is to give you a quick idea of the work you will be performing. You MUST closely follow the entire Service Procedure as it contains information that is essential to successfully completing the repair.


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1. Push the top of the mirror.

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2. With your fingers;

a. Reach under the bottom of the mirror.

b. Carefully pull to unsnap the mirror from the actuator.

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The mirror is held on with:

^ 4 clips

^ 2 hooks

3. Disconnect the 2 heated mirror connectors.

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4. Remove 4 screws from actuator assembly.

^ The electrical connectors shown in Figure 5 look similar (they will plug into each others locations) but they are not interchangeable.

^ Pay attention to the actuator orientation and connector location.

5. Install the new actuator.

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a. Swap connectors from the old actuator to the new actuator (see Figure 5 below).

b. Reinstall the 4 screws (see Figure 4 above).

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6. Reconnect the 2 heated mirror connectors.

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7. Reinstall the mirror glass:

a. Insert the hooks at the top.

b. Press on the top area to "snap-in" the top clips.

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b. While applying pressure (holding) the top,

c. Press on the bottom to "snap-in" the bottom clips.

8. Operate the mirror in all directions to confirm it is working correctly.

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Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 8 months ago.

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