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Old 11-17-2003, 10:36 AM   #1
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Does anyone know the method for removing our mirror glass? if it is heated with a blowdryer will that allow us to remove it? or am i going to need to shatter and replace the glass?

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I don't know about Pontiac, but Chevy uses a high-adhesion silicone sealer. You'll probably have to break it, then trim the old adhesive away.
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Side or windshield mounted mirror?
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Side. Glass out of the housing.
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I've tried to swap the mirrors out of a housing before, to make a cheaper non-heated mirror heated. My drivers side got hit, broke off, but glass was fine, so I bought a non-heated mirror, popped the glass out and fed my wiring in and popped my glass in. I must have done it wrong, because it was loose and bounced around. Thing is I couldn't see how to do it right, and I am very mechanically inclined.
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Does anyone know the method for removing our mirror glass? if it is heated with a blowdryer will that allow us to remove it? or am i going to need to shatter and replace the glass?

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this was his original question. So HOW did you pop the glass out?
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Just the glass part of the mirror, or the whole mirror plate and mounting parts? I pulled the whole mirror assembly out of the housing, yes, pulled and it popped out.
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i want to remove the mirror glass from the glue. I have heard that heating it with a blowdryer will work.
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Then I don't know, sorry.
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