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How do i remove the base plate off a rear view mirror on a 2000 ford taurus

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Use a heat gun.

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Just finished this job 5 mins ago. To disconnect the lights, use a small screwdriver to lift the locking tab on the plug. It's on the top of the plug. You should now be able to pull the plug from the socket. First check for locking screws on the housing. If there are none, take a scrap piece of 2x4 and place on edge. Place the pivot arm of the mirror on top edge of 2x4 with flat side of mounting plate facing down. Gently tap the plate out of the housing using a screwdriver and small hammer.

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slides back on from the top of metal plate...arm should have allen screw to tighten..thank you

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The ambient air temp sensor is behind the front grill in front of the radiator. Remove the plastic shroud on top of the radiator to get to the sensor. It only took about 15 minutes. I believe there are 4 plastic pins/clips and 2 bolts holding the shroud on.

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SOURCE: how to you remove the base plate of a rearview

It has heat resistance glue, you need to get some sort of compound like goo gone or something to start dissolving the glue

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Section 01-09: Mirrors, Rear View 1999 Taurus/Sable Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Procedure revision date: 06/25/1998 Mirror, Power-Outside Rear View Removal
  1. Disconnect battery ground cable (14301).
  1. Remove front door trim panel (23942). Refer to Section 01-05.
  1. Remove radio speaker grille from cover assembly by squeezing or pinching between thumb and index finger.
  1. Remove two screws from cover assembly.
  1. Disconnect outside rearview mirror wiring connector (C515-LH; C615-RH). Remove wiring guides as necessary.
  1. Remove three outside rear view mirror retaining nuts. Remove outside rear view mirror (17682) while guiding wiring and connector through hole in door.


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Item Part Number Description 1 17682 Outside Rear View Mirror 2 N621906-S36 Nut (3 Req'd) 3 F8DB-17D699-
AAW Cover Assembly Rear Substrate-LH 3 F8DB-17D698-
AAW Cover Assembly Rear Substrate-RH 4 N808968 Screw 5 F8DB-18B984-
AAW Speaker Grille-Standard (No Badge)-LH 5 F8DB-18985-
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AAW Speaker Grille-Blank (No Speaker)-RH A - Tighten to 6-8 Nm (54-70 lb-in) ------------------
Trim Panel, Door Front
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  1. Remove cover behind inside door handle.
  1. Remove screw from bottom of pull cup retaining front door trim panel to front door (20124).
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  1. NOTE: Do not attempt to remove more than one pushpin at a time.

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  1. Replace all pushpins with new pushpins (N808994-S).
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Replacing the rear view mirror on a Ford Explorer is easy. The only obstacle you might encounter is fear of breaking the glued metal plate off the windshield. Do not sweat it. You can buy glues at the auto parts store to reattach the mirror to the windshield (Difficulty: Moderately Easy).

Instructions:
  1. Tap gently at the base of the mirror where it slides on over the metal plate glued to the windshield and pull upward. Some rear view mirrors have a small Allen screw that tightens the base of the rear view mirror to the metal plate. Disconnect the electrical plugs if your rear view mirror has them.
  2. Pull the rear view mirror clear of the metal plate. Clean around the metal plate glued to the windshield. If the metal plate has come off because of harsh weather or from hammering too hard at it, reattach it with glue designed for this job.
  3. Clean the area where you will be attaching the metal plate on the windshield. Apply the glue evenly on the surface of the metal plate that will go against the window. Be sure to clean and scrape off all the old glue before applying the new glue. Gently push the metal plate against the windshield in the spot you wanted it and hold tight for five minutes.
  4. Wait a day before putting the base of the mirror or replacement rear view mirror onto the metal plate. Do not force the base over the plate. Forcing it will likely dislodge it again. Press firmly until it will not slide along the grooves of the metal plate. Reconnect your electrical plugs and tighten the Allen screw if your new mirror has one. Adjust the mirror according to your safe viewing preference

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  1. Position the inner edge or the exterior rear view mirror glass to its maximum travel.
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  1. If equipped, connect the heated rear view mirror glass electrical connectors.
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How do I remove the left side mirrer on my 2000 ford explorer?


Mirror — Outside Rear View Removal
NOTE: Do not remove the exterior mirror assembly when repairing an individual part. Individual components can be installed without removing the exterior mirror.
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301).
  1. Remove the front door trim panel; refer to Section 501-05.
  1. Remove the speaker.
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  1. Remove the outside rear view mirror (17682).
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  1. Disconnect the power mirror electrical connector.
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here's what inside looks like of 2002 mirror. I don't have 2005

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SECTION 501-09: Rear View Mirrors 2002 Taurus/Sable Workshop Manual
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  1. Remove the front door trim panel (23942). For additional information, refer to Section 501-05 .
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