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My rear view mirror has fallen off the windshield and theres no set screw to remove the plate to reattach it to the windshield. 97 lumina

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  • Anonymous Aug 19, 2008

    I have the same problem with my '96 Chevy Lumina



  • donnaandgreg Mar 01, 2009

    cant figure out how to take the metal plate out of the rear view mirror to glue it on the windshield how do i do that

  • mgfsr
    mgfsr Aug 05, 2012

    I had this same problem and was able to remove the little plate after reading this blog I just use a flat skrew driver and pried it out, use caution not to allow skrew driver to pop out into your skin.

  • Cathy Brown Jul 13, 2013

    I can't figure out how to remove the spring clip suggested in the solution. Nice to know I'm not the only one with this problem.

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In the 97 Lumina, the mirror is held on by the "wedge" in the mounting bracket itself. To remove the bracket, position the mirror so that the part that goes against the windshield is at a 90 degree angle to a flat hard surface, with the rounded edge of the bracket up. IMPORTANT NOTE: make a note of the orientation of the bracket before removing it (the wider part should be away from the windshield in order to hold the mirror on properly) Using a hammer and flat-bladed screwdriver, GENTLY tap down on the rounded part of mounting bracket (the silver colored piece) and it will slide off from the top down. You may have to attempt this a few times, since it gets seated over the years. Be careful to hit it a few times gently rather than once hard to avoid breaking the mirror glass. You may even put a towel or cloth between the mirror and the flat hard surface if you are concerned. Good luck!

Posted on Oct 17, 2013

Mine fell off as well. There's a spring clip holding the mirror to the base plate...you need to get a $3 glue kit from Parts America or other parts shop, re glue the base plate, then mount the mirror / reattach the clip.

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

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