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Rear mirror replacement

Just replaced the passenger side rear mirror glass on my 1996 Ford Explorer and it only moves up and down and not right to left. Any idea what went wrong. I bought the glass used on Ebay!!
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SECTION 501-09: Rear View Mirrors 2002 Explorer/Mountaineer Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Exterior Mirror Glass Removal
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