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    Last week, driving down the A34 I noticed the drivers door mirror glass wobbling about a bit, I pulled up at some red traffic lights,opened the window and found that the glass had completely come away from the adhesive backing, god only knows how it stayed put with nothing holding it in place. Is this a known problem as I've never had this happen before? At the moment the glass is stuck back in with number plate tape, but I might have to do a more permanent repair before I start needing to use the heated rear screen.

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    It's common for either of them to fall out !!!!!

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    This happened to me too mate, I just super glued it back in and the heated mirrors still worked fine.

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    Both mine too

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    And mine, both fell out within 4 weeks of each other...

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    my drivers mirror hanging by a rubbery / gluey thread at 67 m.p.h. on the motorway .

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    Black silicon is best to re-stick them - get a big tube from Screwfix ( other large DIY shops are available) for a couple of quid !

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    Mine fell out while washing it!! Impact adhesive works really well at holding them back in..

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    Mine fell out coming out of the car park at the clinic.
    Got new one from fleabay, fitted straight in.

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    yes very common mine have fallen out

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