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Interior Mirror Dropped Off ? #125735
2nd Sep 2004 4:16pm
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Any1 who can help me out tonight please do!

Need some-one to fix me rear view mirroe back onto me windscreen, fell off as I went ova a speed bump just before and i cant get the thing back on frown

I'm guessin Chris or Daz will step in, but anyone who can help me, cheers laugh

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Re: Interior Mirror Dropped Off ? #125736
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Re: Interior Mirror Dropped Off ? #125739
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[Peter Andre styleee voice] I'M OK!! [/Peter Andre stylee voice]

<img border="0" alt="[laff my ass off]" title="" src="graemlins/cwemotions042.gif" /> sorted it, got sum mirror backing stuff from Motorworld round the corner laugh

altho some Super Glue wouldnt go a-miss so I can re-do me custom dash seein as Dazza broke it a few weeks ago by throwin the footy at it eek :rolleyes:

Re: Interior Mirror Dropped Off ? #125740
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Re: Interior Mirror Dropped Off ? #125741
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mine fell off too, join the club lol

Re: Interior Mirror Dropped Off ? #125742
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Theres a right way and a wrong way to do everything.......

How to affix a rear view mirror.

  • Run car engine with the heaters on hot to warm the windscreen

  • Clean the old sticky pad off the back of the mirror and wipe with alcahol

  • PLace mirror on the dashboard so the hot air from the heaters warms it up

  • Clean area of windscreen and wipe with alcahol

  • Place some lubricant on the ball part of the mirror and ensure it moves freely

  • Stick the correct ford sticky pad (0.70) onto the mirror and warm again

  • (The sticky pad goes Green to Screen)

  • Once the sticky pad is warm remove the protective backing and gently place the mirror onto the windscreen in the correct place first time

  • Only Use Moderate Pressure as it is very very easy to crack the windscreen by using exessive pressure

  • Hold the base firmly and adjust the mirror to the approximate correct position.

  • Do NOT Move the mirror for at laest 24 Hours to allow the sticky pad to set.


Job Done...... The main cause of these coming off is the mirror ball joint which is meant to move freely becomes too tight therefore pulls the mirror off due to exessive pressure being used to adjust the mirror. When replacing the mirror pad allways ensure the mirror ball joint is well lubricated and moves freely or the mirror will come off again.

Re: Interior Mirror Dropped Off ? #125743
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dont use superglue at all, the glue just dries and cracks the glass

Re: Interior Mirror Dropped Off ? #125744
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go to part co. and get some mirror adhesive pads, 39p each !


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Re: Interior Mirror Dropped Off ? #125746
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used nail varnish remover, thats what the bloke in motorworld advised <img border="0" alt="[laff my ass off]" title="" src="graemlins/cwemotions042.gif" /> ah well, its back up n workin fine now smile

Re: Interior Mirror Dropped Off ? #125747
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my mirror's fell off twice now. must be a ford thing


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Re: Interior Mirror Dropped Off ? #125748
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If you do it the way i have explained it WILL Work..........


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