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Using the Rearview Mirror and More Auto Parts for You

To ride without a rear-view mirror, probably, not a single motorist will venture. But even this simple device breaks down. The fixing of the salon mirror sometimes suddenly wanes. And the external mirror someone can touch and accidentally break. In addition, in the mirror, the angle adjustment drive breaks periodically. Can you solve all these problems on your own? Of course, to dismantle, remove or glue the mirror on its own by the majority of motorists. It’s not as difficult as it seems. Now that high quality¬†Auto parts¬†are there, you will get the best deals for the same also.

Tools required for dismantling

  • screwdriver, cross
  • Screwdriver with a flat sting

How to disassemble an external mirror

  • It is advisable to dismantle the exterior mirrors in a certain sequence.
  • With the help of a screwdriver, the locking bracket is removed, to which the mirror angle adjuster is attached.
  • Removing the side mirror retaining bracket
  • The side mirror retaining bracket is removed using a cross screwdriver
  • The same screwdriver turns out the fastening screws. There are only three of them. During the extraction of these self-tapping screws, the mirror must be adhered to.

Unscrewing the side mirror screws

  • Self-tapping screws holding the side mirror are twisted by a cross screwdriver
  • After removing the screws, the mirror is removed. To do this, you need to pull it slightly.
  • The side mirror is removed
  • After removing the screws, the mirror is removed manually

How to properly remove the salon mirror

To change the rear-view mirror in the cabin is a bit more complicated. The work should be done in the following order:

Plastic plugs above the fixing screws of the salon mirror are neatly pinned by a flat screwdriver and removed.

  • The fixing screws are unscrewed with a cross screwdriver.
  • Securing mirror fixing screws
  • The fixing screws of the salon mirror are twisted by a cross screwdriver
  • The mirror is neatly removed.
  • How to unfasten a mirror from a windshield

The dismantling of the glued mirror does not require special skills. Proceed as follows:

  • In some modern cars, the bracket with the salon mirror is glued directly to the windshield. To remove it, you must remove all plastic plugs (if any) from the bracket.
  • After this, the mirror with two hands rotates counter-clockwise and is removed from the socket.

Removing a glued mirror

  • The glued mirror turns 90 degrees and is removed manually
  • Dismantling of rear-view mirrors
  • The following procedure applies to both exterior and interior mirrors.

Rearview mirrors are an integral part of the car. Even those drivers, who equipped their “swallow” with a monitor or a camera, cannot do without mirrors. Therefore, keeping them in good order is the first task of every car owner. Before proceeding to the procedure for dismantling mirrors, we list the tools that we need to work.
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