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Rear view mirror removal

ESD1711 Jun 1, 2014

  1. ESD1711

    ESD1711 Active Member

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    Anyone done it or know how to do it??


    No fancy auto dim or rain sensors - just boggo standard mirror.


    The reading I've done suggests the base should just twist, but think that was perhaps for the fancy mirrors..... I've tried twisting mine to no avail.


    Don't wanna end up having to pay for a new windscreen!
     
  2. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V6 TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Team Tornado quattro Black Edition Audi S4 s tronic

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    Assuming it is a standard circular button mount, it really is just a case of twisting it off. If it won't come, twist harder!
     
  3. ESD1711

    ESD1711 Active Member

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    Hmmmm really didnt seem like it was keen for moving.

    Maybe need to get some mole grips on it or something..... I can see this ending badly.
     
  4. SinghB7

    SinghB7 Active Member

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    To take it off just pull it off. But to put it back on is anothing thing, I pushed just abit to much pushing back on and the windscreen cracked
     
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    ESD1711 Active Member

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    Hmmmm so one vote for pull, another for twist lol :-s
     
  6. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    Definayely twist it off then if replacing twist back on, I have done this a few times
     
  7. D2NY G

    D2NY G Well-Known Member

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    twist it off fella jobs a good en
     
  8. ESD1711

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    Cheers guys, will try and give it a firmer twist.
     
  9. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V6 TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Team Tornado quattro Black Edition Audi S4 s tronic

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    (Looks up number of Autoglass.) :lmfao:
     
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  10. ESD1711

    ESD1711 Active Member

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    Dont say that!!!!! Haha!
     
  11. ESD1711

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    Well..... With a wee but extra leverage from a spanner..... Off it came, and no cracks to be seen!!

    GREAT SUCCESS :)

    Cheers folks
     
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  12. SDHA4SLine

    SDHA4SLine Well-Known Member Team Silver Audi Avant Owner Group S-line owners group

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    Do these twist clockwise or anti clockwise to remove? Or either way?
     

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