Mitsubishi Mirage G4 Door Actuator Replacement

DIY Cost: $ 30 - 60
Est. Time: 30 mins - 1 hour
Difficulty: Intermediate
Step-by-step procedure on how to replace the door actuator (lock mechanism) on a Mitsubishi Mirage G4.

What you will need

Procedure

This tutorial shows you how to replace the driver's door latch, but the procedure is the same for all doors, including the rear and passenger sides. 

  1. Unlock the vehicle and open the driver's door.Opened door of the Mitsubishi Mirage.

     

  2. Remove the screws on the door panel, inner door handle, and armrest cover.The screw on the door panel.Use a screwdriver to remove them.The screw on the inner door handle.The screw on the arm rest of the door panel.

     

  3. Remove the side mirror cover using a prying tool and pry out the edges of the door panel to unlock the tabs holding on to it.Removing the side mirror cover on the door panel.

     

  4. Detach the armrest cover using a prying tool and disconnect the cables connected to the window switch.Detaching the armrest cover on the door panel.Then locate the screws inside the armrest and remove them.Disconnecting the cables on the window switch.Removing the screws in the arm rest.

     

  5. Move the door panel out and uninstall the cable on the inner door handle.Removing the door panel of the Mitsubishi Mirage.The cables connected to the inner door handle.
  6. Remove the plastic on the door by prying it off the door. Removing the plastic cover on the door.Removing the plastic cover of the door.

     

  7. Locate the door actuator on the left side of the door and disconnect the inside and outside clip attached.Removing the clip connected to the door actuator.Press on the clip and pull it out of the actuator.Removing the clip connected to the door actuator.

     

  8. Remove the T30 screws on the left side of the door. Use a Torx screwdriver to remove the screws.Removing the T30 screws holding the door actuator.

     

  9. Put your hand inside the door and pull up the door actuator to unhook it to the door. Removing the door actuator of the Mitsubishi Mirage. Then remove the door actuator by pulling it out from the door.Removing the door actuator of the Mitsubishi Mirage.

     

  10. Install the new door actuator. Line up the door actuator inside the door and screw back the T30 screws holding it. Then connect the clips on the door actuator.Installing the new door actuator of the Mitsubishi Mirage.

    Make sure that the door actuator wire is hooked back to the actuator.

    Reinstalling the clip back to the door actuator.
  11. Put the plastic back using any glue materials that can hold the plastic.Putting the plastic cover back to the door.Then reconnect the cables back to the inner door handle.Reinstalling the door panel of the Mitsubishi Mirage.Put the door panel back to the door, and reinstall the screws inside the armrest.Reinstalling the screws to the armrest of the door panel.

     

  12. Connect the cables to the window switch and push the armrest cover back to the door panel.Reinstalling the armrest back to the door panel.Then line up the tabs of the side mirror cover to the door and push it in to lock it into place.Reinstalling the cover of the side mirror.

     


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