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Car mirrors are integral parts of any car. Similarly, the Nissan Sentra mirrors are essential part of the Nissan Sentra. The mirrors are used for giving clearer view of the road, starting from outside view to inside view, or even side view. The Nissan Sentra mirrors help the driver at the time of parking the vehicle, or taking left or right turns. The outside mirrors of the Nissan Sentra mirrors, reflect the side and behind view of the car whereas the rearview mirror reflects the image out of the rear window. Mirrors of the Nissan Sentra help the driver know about the exact condition and setting of the traffic so that driver can make a right decision on the road.

However, like any car, the Nissan Sentra also has some parts, which are vulnerable to breakage. Amongst them, the most vulnerable one is the Nissan Sentra mirrors. Like any car mirrors, the Nissan Sentra mirrors become damaged by collision and deteriorate with age. However, whatever the condition of your Nissan Sentra mirrors is – broken, damaged, or cracked – it calls for immediate replacement with a new and good quality Nissan Sentra mirror.

Keeping in mind the important functions of the Nissan Sentra mirrors, replacement of the mirrors is important in case they are broken. Replacement of the mirrors is not difficult; therefore, if you are a self-motivator and a do-it-yourselfer, replace the mirrors on your own.

Mirror replacement process in any car starts with removing the old mirror.

Remove Old Mirror

Step 1

Initiate the process by disconnecting the negative battery cable. Then roll down the window and take keys out of ignition.

Step 2

Locate the inside door trim panel and take the panel out by using a screw driver. Pry screw and clips that hold the panel.

Step 3

Now use a screw driver covered by cloth and then you pry the plastic triangle-shaped mirror cover from the door panel. Then remove the sail trim panel.

Step 4

The door frame of Nissan Sentra and Nissan Sentra mirrors are attached by a few bolts and nuts, to remove the old mirror, remove the bolts and nuts.

Step 5

Take the entire mirror assembly out from the door and remove the old mirror.

Install New Mirror

Step 1

Place the new Nissan Sentra mirrors in place, and reattach the nuts and bolts in the same order you removed them. Make sure the nuts and bolts are tight enough before you move to the next step.

Step 2

Now re-connect Sentra’s electrical supply wire that comes out of the door panel with the mirror wire.

Step 3

The mirror panel and interior cover have to be replaced now. Put the door panel back in place. Replace all clips and screws. Then check whether the lights are properly working or not.

Remember to not to remove Nissan Sentra mirrors when they are cold or frozen as that can cause the mirror to crack. Give the mirror enough time to be warm before you initiate the process of replacing. Additionally, you should always remember to remove the negative cable from your car’s battery before you start replacing the mirror. Going through the user manual of Nissan Sentra mirrors is also highly recommended. If you are unsure about replacing the Nissan Sentra mirrors on your own, do not hesitate to take professional help.