BMW Coupes and Sedans 1970-1988 Repair Guide

Inside Rearview Mirror



1970-83 Models

To remove the inside mirror, remove the Allen head screw that keeps it attached to its base and slide the mirror off.

On models with overhead consoles, remove the overhead console retaining screws and pull the console down. Disconnect the electrical lead and remove the console. Remove the Allen head screw and remove the mirror from its base.

1984-88 Models

The mirror is held with either a spring clip if mounted in the roof and pulls out or it mounts to a pad cemented to the windshield. If it is windshield mounted, rotate the mirror and pull off to the rear. Match the mount and press into place.