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I am guessing you are replacing the side mirror? The glass is glued on to a plastic frame and it does snap out, takes a little umph, but it can be done. The center mirror, will have to be replaced as a unit, don't attempt that one. the side mirrors come off complete with motor and everything by snapping off the black plastic inside and removing the bolts holding it on, They are heavy units, so be ready to not drop it. The glass can be pried out with a flat bar or something. It comes out with holder, and it snaps right back in. Check it out, hope this helps.

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    Fig. Removing cover trim and nut
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    Fig. Removing mirrored glass from assembly
    Removing mirrored glass from assembly

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      Fig. Removing connectors and screws holding mirror motor
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    Fig. Reattaching mirror and electric motor connectors
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