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How do you replace the mirror glass on a 1999 Pontiac Sunfire?

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2011-01-01 09:49:01
2011-01-01 09:49:01

I am not sure what mirror glass you are referring to but the rear view mirror is held on by a small screw that once loosened allows you to slide the mirror off.If you are refering to the side mirror they are normally changed as a complete unit. these units are spring loaded to allow for slight impact without breaking. Some times the springs holding these mirrors break and can be repaired by disassembling the unit and rebending the hook on the springs .To re-engage the springs loop a wire through the hook of the spring and the latch on the mirror and pull to engage the hook. To replace the side mirror Remove interior trim (small triangle piece above door trim} Remove foam insulation Remove three attaching nuts Remove mirror Note to replace mirror in unit as described above the mirror must be removed from the car.

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