1999 Ford Expedition Side Mirror Backing Plate


#1

I have a 1999 Ford Expedition that had a busted passenger side mirror (glass was shattered and backing plate was loose from the mirror housing). I bought new mirror glass and was able to fix that to the backing plate, and pushed the 4 actuator pivot pins from the backing plate into the corresponding actuator sockets in the mirror housing. However, the backing plate will come loose while I drive, as the pins come out of the sockets. I was wondering if a simple adhesive like gorilla glue would adequately fix these pins into the sockets. I’m ok with losing the functionality of being able to electronically move the mirror. I’m ok with finding a spot that works for me and fixing it into place.


#2

Make sure the mirror is positioned where you want it, and glue the sucker in!

How often does the passenger adjust that mirror?

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