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2010 s3 wing mirror glass replacement

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Ivanhoe71, Sep 29, 2012.

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    Would you adam and eve it, some toe rag tried to remove the glass from my wing mirror with a screwdriver and only succeeded in shattering the glass!

    I have the replacement but realised, if a thief couldn't get the current one off, how do I?

    Does anyone have any advice on removing wing mirror glass, is their a "how to do..." link somewhere?
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    Thanks Sandra, sounds easy. Pics of car soon, it's also a "Black Edition." I'm actually in Oslo and having a nightmare finding second hand winter wheels/tyres that will fit; the callipers are too big for 16" wheels which seems to be the only things for sale on the second hand market over here!
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    ​Have a look in our classifieds section. Use the advanced search to narrow your search down. :) x
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    Lean the mirror all way forward from the top, get some fingers behind top center, spread evenly across the area & slowly with even pressure, apply to this area & it will pop off, dont rush it, take your time & when fitting new one again push in the middle with even spread pressure with flat of hand.
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