How to disassemble a glass mirror on Vauxhall Astra Mk4 made fourth generation between 1998-2004. In some countries this model was made after 2005.
This car has the steering wheel on the right but the procedure to change the mirror is like on his sister Opel with left-hand drive made in country’s like Germany, Italy or Poland.
This procedure works to alls model hatchback, saloon, convertible, wagon, coupe or sedan delivery no matter wath engine has the Astra MkIV, the glass mirros are the same on all models even if they are equipped with heated option or if they are nonheated.
To disassemble the glass from the mirror you must push it inside like in this picture, so you can enter your finger from the opposite side, through glass and housing to push it to the outside. See below picture, in that image is not an Vauxhall Astra, is another car but the principle is the same.
Below you have a real image in what stays trapped the complete mirror from the glass on your Vauxhall Astra 4. If you want to take out the glass by yourself you must war gloves to protect your hand because the mirror may break when a pull it out. If your car have another another fastening system just write us a comment and i will answer you.
Red and blue arrows indicate the mechanism in what the glass stay fix from the mirror.
This procedure is valid in Europe but also on other continents for cars with left and right hand drive you can find them under the name of Vauxhall Astra and for right hand drive Vauxhall Fourth Generation, Saturn Astra, Chevrolet Viva and Holden Astra.
If you have another car and want to know how to remove your mirror just leave us a comment and our mechanic will answer you.