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Old 12-14-2011, 12:54 AM
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DIY: Broken Rearview Mirror Arm Fix

Estimated Time To Complete: 5-10mins

Items Needed:
Replacement Rearview mirror with working arm
Screwdriver
T25 Torx bit
Pliers/hammer/can of man

Last week my rearview mirror just fell as i pulled up into my parking lot. the arm that holds the mirror to the glass broke in 2. I did some research and apparently this is somewhat common in cars, the daily heating/cooling of the metal makes it weaken. so they will break. I went out n bought a autozone replacement for ~$12. after a day it just looked too cheap so i put the arm from the new one on my homelink mirror enabled one.
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where it broke
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step 1: separate the front from the back(crack the thing open) as you can see, the front part has the holes and fits into the back part. this can be opened with a small screwdriver and a little bit of force. i suggest starting on the top. because as you insert the screwdriver the soft plastic will mark, so if you mark the top, no one will see it
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step 2: take the glass out and remove the T25 Torx screw
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step 3: savagely destroy new replacement mirror until screw holding new arm is exposed.
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step 4: remove new arm from destroyed rearview and insert new arm into homelink mirror
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not perfect, but it works
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step 5: reassemble and remount mirror to windshield
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step 6: throw the trash away
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FYI, the trash obviously doesnt consist of the homelink mirror parts lol

Last edited by Trickstyle; 11-22-2013 at 05:26 PM.

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