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Wasup guys. My driver side power mirror is flapping around because the it was vibrating around and my dad tried to tighten up the screw from the bottom, and ended up stripping the plastic. Then we took it to a acura specialist to see if they could help and while checking it out, he broke one of the clips on the back side. Neways, i was wondering if the mirror from a G1 sedan would fit my G1 coupe, coz someone is auctioning off parts of their car on ebay. i dont need the whole housing, just the mirror and the power stuff behind it... thanks
 

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The broken plastic clips make for a complete mirror change and must include the painted housing - cost - hundreds of dollars from dealer plus painting. I bought one of those wedge shaped foam rubber paint brushes, wedged it in behind the mirror, removed the handle and trimmed the foam. It stopped the flapping, allows the power mirror to work and stays in there without glueing - cost $1.50.
 

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no no no

you don't have to replace the mirrors at all. What has happened is there are several small plastic clips which attach the motor assembly to the inside of the housing, and they have broken.

1. Remove the entire mirror / motor assembly and completely strip the two mirrors, from memory this meant removing the whole unit from the car. This is tricky as getting the two pieces of the housing apart means sticking a screwdriver in behind the mirror and locating a few screws. Be patient, the whole lot comes apart without breaking anything else. Once you have the motor assembly free from the front and back of the housing, clean everything up then you can use contact adhesive to glue the motor assembly back onto the mirror housing to stop the wobble. Next reassemble the housing, the mirror itself should (I hope) press onto the motor assembly once its all back together. This is what I did as both mine were flopping around, took about 3 hours. Well worthwhile as the two mirrors were prohibitively expensive.

good luck, it's not as hard as it sounds, just time consuming.

rich
 
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