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I am looking to remove my rear view mirror without breaking it. I looked for a set screw but did not see one. Can anyone tell me what to do?

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Probably you must remove the covering of the roof...... Why should that mirror been removed?? Or should it be replaced by another one??

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You don't have to temoce the headliner, the mirror is held on to the windshield with glue.

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why do you want to remove the mirror???



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I need to replace the mirror because it is broken. I understand that there is a mount glued to the windshield but in most cars the mirror can be removed without breaking the mount from the window. I am hoping that someone has done it before and let me know how. It looks like it might just rotate but I do not want to make it worse than it is.

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I found the answer elsewhere on the web... If anyone is interested:

To remove the factory mirror just grab the stalk that attaches to the windshield. Twist the stalk clockwise about a ¬ turn and the mirror will be released from the lug that is glued to the windshield.
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