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Old 06-18-2013, 02:17 PM
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Pass side mirror fell off, looks like it needs glue

I noticed my mirror was vibrating like it was loose and when I checked it, the mirror is separating from the backplate. It looks like it needs glue to stick it back on but I'm not sure if its ok to use crazy glue or some type of silicone/epoxy or if it needs something special
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Old 06-18-2013, 02:36 PM
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Are you referring to the mirror glass...or the mirror assembly (housing)?

You haven't created a signature yet that includes your model/model year/build date...so I'm guessing that you have the auto dimming (EC) auto folding mirrors...and if the mirror glass is coming loose...it is secured to the mirror housing by a circular disc that mates with a similar disc that is attached to the motor assembly:

Hopefully the illustration and pics below helps...if this is your issue...and help us help you better by creating a permanent signature that includes you model/model year/build date. :





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Old 06-18-2013, 04:26 PM
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The mirror glass separated from the plastic piece it sticks too
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superglue that fucker back together then!
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I don't know if crazy glue would mess with the auto dimming dccc
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I don't know if crazy glue would mess with the auto dimming dccc
In order for super glue or any other adhesive (applied to the back of the mirror glass) to affect the electrochromatic action of the mirror...the mirror would have to be compromised...and if the mirror is compromised, the fluid inside the mirror would be leaking out...and if the fluid was leaking out...the mirror would have lost its reflective properties.

You can see the back of the mirror glass in the pic I posted above...the mirror glass is already adhered to the plastic that mates with the round plastic disc that is mounted to the motor assembly. If your glass is coming loose from that round disc...it needs to somehow be re-adhered.
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You can see the back of the mirror glass in the pic I posted above...the mirror glass is already adhered to the plastic that mates with the round plastic disc that is mounted to the motor assembly. If your glass is coming loose from that round disc...it needs to somehow be re-adhered.
I don't have a problem with the plastic attaching to the round disk. My problem is the glass is coming loose from the plastic
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I don't have a problem with the plastic attaching to the round disk. My problem is the glass is coming loose from the plastic
I think you misunderstood what I wrote....I previously wrote, "the mirror glass is already adhered to the plastic that mates with the round plastic disc " ...if your mirror glass is "coming loose from the plastic"...it was originally adhered to the plastic...so using a product to re-adhere it to the plastic shouldn't compromise the auto dimming feature. Again, the electrochromatic glass has some type of fluid inside it...you'd have to compromise that fluid to ruin the EC feature of the mirror. Applying glue to the back of the glass to re-adhere it to the plastic should be okay.

BTW, a picture is worth a thousand words...if our suggestions aren't making sense to you...perhaps we don't understand fully what the problem is...and an image would allow us to see what you're seeing.
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All I asked is if I could use something like crazy glue or if it needed something special
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