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A 355nation How To presented by
RShadd

Project Name
How-to: Street Scene Signal Mirrors

Project Description
Installation Procedures for Installing Signal Mirrors

Skill Level
Moderate

Project Vehicle
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Colorado
Year: 2009
Engine: 5.3L
Power Windows: Yes
Power Mirrors: Yes

Tools Needed
10 MM Socket,
Extension
Ratchet
Awl
Panel Removal Tool (Optional)

Project Time
2 hours or less

Project Cost
Street Scene Signal Mirrors: $245-$505


FACTORY MIRROR REMOVAL INSTRUCTIONS

http://www.355nation.net/forum/how-...ce-bulletins/6127-how-install-ss-mirrors.html

  1. Open windows

  2. Remove the mirror trim panel, located behind the mirror and above the door panel by prying the top away from the door. ( Use panel removal tool ) and pulling up to unhook the bottom.

  3. Unplug mirror from connector plug.

  4. Remove the three bolts securing mirror to door and remove mirror.

  5. Remove the gasket from mirror.

  6. Install the mounting plate to mirror head using the nuts provided. Tighten snugly. DO NOT USE LOCTITE. DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN.

  7. Install the OEM gasket removed in step 5.

  8. Install mirror assemble to door. Use three nuts provided and tighten. Plug mirror into harness.

  9. Install the trim panel by first inserting the bottom tab into the slot in door and then snaping the top in the hole.



CONNECTING SIGNAL MIRRORS

  1. Refer to mirror installation instructions and install mirrors.

  2. Remove door panels. This can be done by first removing the two phillips head screws located in the armrest. Make sure windows are in "UP" position. Remove the armrest by lifting up the FRONT first and once it is free, lift the rear to remove. Be Careful Not To Break Off The Front Tab. Remove the phillips screw located behind the door release handle and remove the bezel, secured by the screw. Use a suitable tool and pry the bottom side of door panel from door. Pry the sides from door and lift up to remove. If vehicle is equipped with a tweeter speaker, unplug it from door by reaching in from behind door panel before removing door panel.

  3. Run the signal wire down into the door.

  4. Remove the access panel on each side of dash board. Pry up at notch with a small screwdriver to remove.


  5. Remove the panel below the steering column and the metal shield behind it.


  6. Open glove box and pinch sides inward and open glove box to full extend.


  7. Pull the rubber boot out between the door and door frame. Guide the signal wire through the exposed hole in the door and out the opening vacated by the rubber boot. Remove any slack in the wire.

  8. The rubber boot between the door and vehicle wraps around a plastic connector as it enters the door frame. Separate the boot from the connector.


  9. Use a small screwdriver and depress the top center of the connector and pull out the connector from the door frame.


  10. Pass the signal wire harness through the rubber boot and remove any slack in the wire.

  11. There is a small channel between the wire connector and the plastic connector.


    Guide the signal wire through this channel,


    and pass the wire into car through the door frame, Keep the wire flat and DO NOT TWIST wire when passing through the plastic connector.


  12. The wire on the passenger side mirror needs to run behind the dash board to the driver side area. Pass wire behind glove box area and over steering column.

  13. Using a utility knife separate the red and black wires from both Signal Mirror wire harness. Label the RED wire a each Signal mirror wire harness accordingly ( Driver's Side And Passenger Side ). Trim the black wires from both harness to length. Strip and twist the black wires together and crimp them to the supplied grounding ring terminal. Pull on the black wire and the grounding ring terminal to make sure the connection is secure. Attach the grounding ring terminal to the grounding bolt near the kick panel area.

  14. Remove the Driver's side kick panel by pulling it toward the brake pedal to release the fasteners.

  15. Pull the carpet back to expose the metal floor and the rubber gromet in the center.


  16. With an awl punture two small holes through the rubber gromet. Push the RED wires through.

  17. Raise the vehicle to gain access to the underside running along the frame rail locate the split loom containing the wire harness. Open the split loom and locate the dark green wire. Using a quick splice connector connect the RED wire labeled " Passenger Side "

  18. Locate the Yellow wire. If you are uncertain of the correct wire. Activate the Driver's Side turn signal and test with a test lamp. Connect the RED wire labeled " Driver's Side " to the white wire using the quick splice connector.

  19. Turn on ignition and test signals. If signal mirrors do not operate check splice connector or ground connection.

  20. Install all interior parts in reverse order of removal.



 

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Just a quick question. Write Up looks good. The wiring, shouldn't the black wires be connected to the colored wires and the red wires be connected to power because of the truck being negatively switched?

Maybe not, I might be thinking something else, it works, so I guess not.

Oh well, great write up, more to come for those of us without the street scene mirrors.
 

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You Smell That?!?!
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nice write up :thumbup:
 

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great write up RShadd
 

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Very nice, I know we have been waiting for this one for sometime now!
 

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Going Deaf
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i had to drill a hole in the black harness because there was no room for the wire... and is there a trick to get the rubber boot back on? Aside from patience. lol
 

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  1. Pull the carpet back to expose the metal floor and the rubber gromet in the center.

  2. With an awl punture two small holes through the rubber gromet. Push the RED wires through.
  3. Raise the vehicle to gain access to the underside running along the frame rail locate the split loom containing the wire harness. Open the split loom and locate the dark green wire. Using a quick splice connector connect the RED wire labeled " Passenger Side "
  4. Locate the Yellow wire. If you are uncertain of the correct wire. Activate the Driver's Side turn signal and test with a test lamp. Connect the RED wire labeled " Driver's Side " to the white wire using the quick splice connector.
  5. Turn on ignition and test signals. If signal mirrors do not operate check splice connector or ground connection.
  6. Install all interior parts in reverse order of removal.

These instructions were very helpful when installing my Isuzu D-Max turnsignal mirrors on my 2005 GMC Canyon today. Thank you!

Though I have one edit...on my Canyon, the yellow was indeed the driver's side signal, but there was a green wire and two darker green-teal wires. The first one I grabbed wasn't the passenger side signal. But probing around it turned out to be the other one. FYI.



 

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Wow where did you get those? They are slick looking!
 

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Discussion Starter #18 (Edited)
Can just the mirror glass be replaced ?
Yes, Street Scene offers replacement glass on their web site along with a downloadable .pdf files for installation instructions.

Street Scene - Mirrors

Replacement Cal Vu Mirror Glass (Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyon 2004-2013):
  • Replacement Glass Cal Vu Manual & Electric Mirrors #950-12110
  • Replacement Glass Cal Vu Mirrors with Heated Glass #950-12111
  • Replacement Rear Facing Signal Glass Cal Vu Mirror #950-12112
  • Replacement Glass Cal Vu with Heat & Rear Signal #950-12113
  • Replacement Glass Forward & Rear Facing Signal #950-12114
  • Replacement Glass Cal Vu With F & R Signal & Heat #950-12115
 
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