2008 SATURN ASTRA REMOVAL OF DRIVERS SIDE MIRROR HOUSING

  • Tiny
  • dx7keys
  • 2008 Saturn Astra

2008 Saturn Astra 4 cyl

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

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Sunday, February 14th, 2010 AT 12:30 PM

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  • KHLow2008
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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.

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Monday, February 15th, 2010 AT 5:47 AM
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Monday, February 15th, 2010 AT 11:52 AM
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I need to remove the entire mirror housing from the auto.

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Monday, February 15th, 2010 AT 12:08 PM
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  • KHLow2008
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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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Tuesday, February 16th, 2010 AT 12:12 AM
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  • Bilbowar
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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!

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Monday, March 22nd, 2010 AT 9:05 PM
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Hi Bilbowar,

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

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Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 AT 7:29 AM

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