If it is on the door, you have to remove the door trim pad.
The guy who said that ^^ didn't read your question. You asked about the rear view mirror, not the driver-side mirror or passenger-side mirror. As for your answer, I have been trying to find out for myself. What I have found so far is that you rotate the mirror about 90 degrees to either side and it should pop off. Do NOT pull or push very hard because you risk cracking or breaking your windshield. I .
get a good hold and turn the handle where the mirror sits on. should be a quarter or half a turn. Please note: 'don't turn mirror' as it is build to swivel.
You will need to remove the inside door panel of your 2002 VW Jetta. Remove the wiring harness from the mirror. Remove the side view mirror retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new side view mirror.
The 2010 Volkswagen Jetta has 20 valves.
The 2011 Volkswagen Jetta has 8 valves.
The 2002 Volkswagen Jetta has 8 valves.
The 2003 Volkswagen Jetta has 8 valves.
The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta has an inline 4 engine.
The 2004 Volkswagen Jetta has an inline 4 engine.
The 2013 Volkswagen Jetta has a 5-speed manual.
The 2006 Volkswagen Jetta has an inline 5 engine.
The 2008 Volkswagen Jetta has an inline 5 engine.
The 2009 Volkswagen Jetta is a gas-powered vehicle.