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    Default Anyone had the glass fall out of their door mirror?

    Just as we were pulling out of a car park, the glass just fell off its backing, leaving the rest of the unit in tact? It wasnt smashed or anything the whole piece of glass just fell off its plastic backing, didnt seem to be too sticky either? Anyone else?

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    common problem, from what i have read on here

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    Yerrrr!!!! passenger door mirror....

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    Yes it's common, happened to three vecs in my family, just clean the surfaces and re stick! I used 666 tape, will probably outlast the car now!

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    Mine smashed into a million pieces when it fell out, so had to buy a new unit. Would happen while I was down in Crnwall too!, and the MOT is Monday! Rang Autovauxx, and had a replacement waititng for me when I got home today, so just fitted it. ****** annoying driving up the motorway without a door mirror for over taking..

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    You certainly miss them when they are not there! It's like going out without a watch on,!

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    my driver door mirror was hanging by a thread ,

    just pulled it off completely to avoid breakage ,

    and glued back on .

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    Stuck mine back in with thin double sided number plate fixing pads, I doubt it'll fall out again...

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    Yep me twice, both on passenger side

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    had my drivers mirror leave me at 70mph i spotted it moving around but before i could get the window down to grab it the mirror glass just lifted and blew off

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