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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 21st September 2020, 20:57 Thread Starter
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Frameless interior rear view mirror

Hi Guys,

The glass has fallen off the frameless rear view mirror in my 2017 GT86. I have new a new one on order but what Iím wondering is, is it something I can change myself or would I need to go to Toyota?

Any advice?
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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 21st September 2020, 22:19
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It's within warranty so I'd get them to do it.

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post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old 21st September 2020, 23:09 Thread Starter
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Cheers, didnít think it would be covered. Iíll maybe give the dealers a call.👍
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post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old 22nd September 2020, 16:25
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Or you can buy and do yourself very easily off Toyota EBay site for £61.99
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuine-T...item33f1df42e1
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Thatís where I was going to place the order. Is it an easy thing to replace?
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post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old 23rd September 2020, 00:22
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The mirror has gone faulty within warranty period. I'm not sure why you'd think it wouldn't be covered, it's not a wear and tear item. Surely better to try than pay £60 out of pocket? Plus it's a common and well known issue.

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post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 23rd September 2020, 09:35
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It depends a lot on the cooperation of the dealer, usually they'll just swap it out because it's a small claim but after they tried to reject my door glass claim as a cosmetic fault and not mechanical they tried to claim the mirror was not done under Toyota warranty but as a goodwill from the dealer. Mine was only delamination, not complete failure of the unit. The dealer should swap it out as it has broken.

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Or you can buy and do yourself very easily off Toyota EBay site for £61.99
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuine-T...item33f1df42e1
thanks for that link - I ordered one yesterday
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post #10 of 13 (permalink) Old 24th September 2020, 09:49
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thanks for that link - I ordered one yesterday
Add that link to your favourites so you can purchase another one in three years time when it fails again

I had my original mirror replaced under warranty. Had to fight with Toyota because the car was about 4 years old IIRC, and they claimed that the 5 year warranty was actually only a 3 year warranty on the interior :/ A sternly worded email to Toyota UK saw to that and it got replaced.
Earlier this year, that replacement mirror failed. I ended up buying a normal, plastic framed Subaru Impreza mirror off ebay for about 20 quid - https://www.gt86ownersclub.co.uk/for...rror-woes.html

Must say I do miss the bling and the wide angle of the frameless mirror, so maybe when I'm feeling flush I'll buy one from the Toyota ebay store, but it's a bit annoying paying 60 for something that I know isn't going to last.

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