Mechanics

REMOVAL OF DRIVERS SIDE MIRROR HOUSING

2008 Saturn Astra

2008 Saturn Astra 4 cyl

subject line says it all. How do I remove it?

Thanks.
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Dx7keys
February 14, 2010.




Hi dx7keys,

Here are the removal procedures.

OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR OPENING COVER REPLACEMENT
Removal Procedure


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/192750_RearViewMirror08AstraGif04_1.jpg



1. Remove the rearview mirror opening cover.
2. Loosen the 4 top clips (1).
3. Release the 4 lower clips (2).

Installation Procedure
Install the rearview mirror opening cover.
• Install the 4 lower clips.
• Install the 4 top clips.


KHLow2008
Feb 15, 2010.

Tiny
Dx7keys
Feb 15, 2010.
I need to remove the entire mirror housing from the auto.

Thanks.

Tiny
Dx7keys
Feb 15, 2010.
Sorry for the misunderstanding.

POWER MIRROR REPLACEMENT
Removal Procedure


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/192750_RearViewMirror08AstraFig10_1.jpg



1. Remove the upper extension trim panel.
2. Release the 3 clips.
3. Disconnect the wiring harness plug.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/192750_RearViewMirror08AstraFig11_1.jpg



4. Remove the front door outer mirror.
a. Disconnect the wiring harness plug.
b. Remove the 3 bolts.
c. Remove the outer mirror.

Installation Procedure

1. Install the front door outer mirror.
Tighten: Tighten the 3 bolts to 5 N.m (44 lb in).

2. Connect the wiring harness plug.

3. Install the outer mirror inner paneling.

4. Connect the wiring harness plug.

5. Install the 3 clips.

6. Perform the operational inspection.

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KHLow2008
Feb 16, 2010.
Where can I buy just the housing without going to the dealer? My mirror was hit and knocked the housing off and the piece that goes on the bottom is missing. Thank you!

Tiny
Bilbowar
Mar 22, 2010.
Hi Bilbowar,

The housing is a dealer part so you have no other options.

KHLow2008
Mar 23, 2010.

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