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with a small screw driver pry on the metal tension and remove

I've noticed different mirrors have different tricks. On an '02 Nissan Xterra you can slide a hack saw blade between the mirror tab or "button" and a small spring tab you can see from the bottom notch. Slide it in around .75" until you bump up against another spring tab. Push further and at the same time pull the mirror up off the button

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