Volkswagen Golf/Jetta 2 manual

Electrically-operated door mirror motor - removal and refitting
Body electrical systems / Electrically-operated door mirror motor - removal and refitting


1 Disconnect the battery earth lead.

2 Release the mirror glass by rotating the retainer anti-clockwise with a suitable screwdriver (see illustration).

23.2 Turn retainer anti-clockwise for electrically-operated door mirror
23.2 Turn retainer anti-clockwise for electrically-operated door mirror removal

3 Remove the mirror and disconnect the wiring.

4 Undo the four retaining screws and withdraw the mirror motor (see illustration).

23.4 Mirror motor retaining screws (arrowed)
23.4 Mirror motor retaining screws (arrowed)

Detach the wiring from the motor.

5 Carefully lever free the door mirror adjuster switch from the trim panel and withdraw it so that the multi-connector plug can be detached.

6 Further removal of the wiring will necessitate door trim removal.

7 Refitting is a reversal of the removal procedure. Note that the mirror motor wires are colour-coded for correct reconnection (see illustration).

23.7 Door mirror wiring identification
23.7 Door mirror wiring identification

1 Blue
2 Brown
3 White
4 Black

8 When refitting the mirror glass, rotate the retainer in a clockwise direction to its full extent then carefully insert the glass into its housing (see illustration).

23.8 Rotate retainer clockwise before fitting glass
23.8 Rotate retainer clockwise before fitting glass


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