Do I need to disconnect the battery when swapping out my power door mirrors?

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Old 07-24-18, 11:29 PM
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Do I need to disconnect the battery when swapping out my power door mirrors?

I want to swap out my door mirrors (for a Lexus RX 330) , which are power operated, for new ones. IT involves just unplugging the connector on the old mirrors to the one on the replacement. Is it necessary to disconnect the battery (negative terminal) to do something like this? I cant see being electrocuted while performing this repair nor a short occuring given the use of connectors rather than exposed wires to make the connections.

The reason I dont want to discconect the batttery is the nuisance of having to reprogram the power windows, radio presets, etc.

Am I missing somehting in my thought process?
 
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Old 07-25-18, 02:24 AM
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No that is only 12 volts no danger of being electrocuted
 
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Old 07-26-18, 09:52 AM
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I never disconnect battery unless I really have to disconnect it because it is required for the job done. Lawyers write manuals. They tell you to do so for basically anything.
 
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