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Old 08-19-2010, 12:53 PM
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My '97 with power adjust mirrors, needs it's driver side pivot tightened up. It's loose enough, that at 40 mph, it's usually flat against the door.
Am I correct in assuming that I need to take off the inside door panel to remove the mirror? I also assume there is a 'nut' to tighten a friction disk or something similar? If so, is there any hidden snaps or special removal techniques other than a 'typical' door panel removal?

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I'm not sure your gonna have any luck . I've tried before with no success on someone elses truck .
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Old 08-19-2010, 07:03 PM
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I'm not sure your gonna have any luck . I've tried before with no success on someone elses truck .
as in: no luck 'tightening' the loose post, or getting to it? I see LMC has replacement mirrors for under $100's.
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No luck in tightening it up .
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Pop the panel on the inside the door where the mirror connects and unbolt it. See if you can find a way to do it. Worst that can happen is you waste an hour.
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I have a set of Chrome mirrors that are tight. if you need one. optics are great, and the chrome is pitted slightly.
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