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Side view mirror help! C240

Somehow the glass on my drivers side view is loose from the motor (ok, I hit some bushes with it backing out of my driveway last summer). Anyone have some photos or know how to attach the mirror back to the motor so that I can slide the housing back on?

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Attached are some instructions how to disassemble the mirror.
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File Type: pdf AR88 Remove Outside Mirror Paneling.pdf (145.0 KB, 552 views)
File Type: pdf AR88 Remove Folding Drive for Outside Mirrors.pdf (177.3 KB, 422 views)
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Attached are some instructions how to disassemble the mirror.
Thanks but I still can't figure it out from those sheets. They don't show how the mirror comes off the motor or in my case goes back on.
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Take the mirror paneling off then compare it to the mirror on the passenger's side That's what I would do.

Edit: See this thread: http://www.benzworld.org/forums/w203...tallation.html

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Take the mirror paneling off then compare it to the mirror on the passenger's side That's what I would do.

Edit: See this thread: http://www.benzworld.org/forums/w203...tallation.html
Fixed! Basically did what you said and took the passenger side mirror housing off to look at it. There is a skinny metal wire like spring on the top part of the backside of the mirror this has to be pried upwards with a knife while holding the mirror in place onto the motor and the wire/spring needs to latch behind a very small plastic clip on top of the motor. Seems easy but was actually quite difficult.

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