Opel Corsa B 1993–2000 Service and Repair Manual: Exterior rear view mirror components - removal and refitting

Mirror glass

1. On all types, the mirror glass may be renewed separately.

2. Prise out the old glass (if intact) with a wooden wedge, and when applicable disconnect the electrical cables. Engage the new glass with the linkage, connect the wires if applicable and snap the glass home (see illustrations). Be careful when pressing the glass home: the sudden movement as the ball enters its socket may cause the glass to break.

Bodywork and fittings
Remove the glass by levering with a wooden wedge

Bodywork and fittings
Engage the linkage and press the ball into the socket (arrowed)

Mirror motor - electric mirror

3. To renew an electric mirror motor, prise out the glass as just described, undo the motor securing screws and disconnect its multi-plug. Fit the new motor in the reverse order to removal.

Complete mirror - manual mirror

4. To remove a manually adjusted mirror, pull off the adjuster handle and unclip the corner trim. Undo the three retaining screws and remove the mirror (see illustration).

5. Refitting is the reverse of removal.

Bodywork and fittings
Mirror retaining screws (arrowed)

Complete mirror - electric mirror

6. Removal of the electrically adjusted mirror is similar, but instead of pulling off the handle, the wiring harness must be disconnected. The harness connector is inside the door cavity.

7. Refitting is a reversal of the removal procedure.

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