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The mounts may be cracked. To determine this remove inside panel and see if mounts are cracked if so need to replace mirror. But if just loose tighten. I believe one or more mount are cracked only have three. Depending on year you might be able to get mirror at salvage yard
Fold mirror in towards car and you will see an inspection hole at the bottom left of the end of the mirror housing. Insert a flat blade screwdriver into the hole and press against a small metal clip. you will feel the clip move and the housing will then slide off allowing you to unclip the glass
To just replace the mirror glass there are a few different styles, but they all pull off. I suggest you wear gloves and glasses. Get a grip behing the glass and pull out. You should see a round circular bracket in the center. The new mirror just snaps into the bracket. Center new mirror and push evenly in the center of glass until it snaps into place. Dont push in by holding the edges, you'll break it. If you don't see the circle or it comes off with the glass it was too damaged for just glass. Power or manual mirros differ inside, but the mirror replacement is the same. If you mean the entire mirror only, remove door panel. Lower window, remove electrical connector if power, remove 3 bolts attaching mirror to door. Remove.
Yes you can replace it yourself, but you must be extra careful, the mirror glass is attached to a holder that can be removed ( not sure how in Sorento) and that the replacement mirror can be attached. Try to have a look at the new replacement and you will be able to figure out how.
Try Pep Boys or Autozone for a replacement mirror glass. They come in many different sizes cut to fit many different mirrors. Get one that is the same size as your old one, peal off the back sticky tape, and stick it onto the broken mirror glass if it's still there. No need to replace the entire mirror.
it sounds like the mounting bolts embedded in the mirros housing were pulled out somewhat.You will not know untill the mirror is removed. If the studs that hold this mirror housing to the door are pulled out take a heat gun to get the studs warm and twist them back in flush. them apply JB Weld to the studs lowest part to the mirror housing so they stay secured
well the best way is to take the inside mirro cap off there are 3 bolts that need to be taken out 10mm if its not accessible from there you need to loosenthe trim panel and take it off look around for hidden pop ups take the pop ups out and take the screws out then from there pull the bottom of the door trim out and slide arms around the edges and pull out there then pull up and outThanks for using fix ya. Please rate my response thank you very much
Piece of cake. Do not attempt to pop out the light from the bottom of the mirror. You WILL break the housing.
Power the mirrors upwards as far as you can. Then with a flashlight shine the light through the lower gap. Using a thin flat head screw driver or thin file (I used a file) lightly press the housing tab from the bottom side of the mirror away from the car itself. Use the tool to press in the tab then use the tool to move it down.
Make sure you do not press against the glass for leverage you will break the mirror.
Replacing the housing simply place the 2 tabs side of the housing towards the car. Gently press the housing upwards until it snaps into place.