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Originally Posted by jason3
i acdentally knocked my rear view mirror off and i cant ge the ball and socket joint back together does anyone have any ideas on how i mite do this?
Hello Jason3 and a very warm welcome to the forums.
What a nightmare I have done this on more than one occasion myself....
It is sometimes possible to spray abit of WD40 into the socket and push the ball back into place. Or a very little bit of grease.
But it is very easy to break the mirror and/or the glass.
Is the mirror's ball still attached to the windscreen. If it is be espesially careful not to push too hard, I have even broken windscreens trying to do this in a hurry........
If you do break the mirror then I'm afraid it's off to your local freindly dealers or car breakers for another one.
Hope this helps. Kind regards Oily.
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