Why Choose Crutchfield?
Great gear and expert advice
Our experts help you pick the ideal gear for your needs.Meet our advisors
Free tech support for the life of your gear.Read about our one-on-one expert help
You may return items that are complete and like new for any reason within 60 days.See the details of our return policy
Earn one point for every dollar you spend and use those points to save on future purchases.Get full details on Crutchfield Rewards
Deep discounts on car installation gear
We offer vehicle-specific installation instructions, dash kits, wiring harnesses, and speaker accessories at deeply discounted prices with car stereo and speaker purchases. Available for most vehicles.Learn more
Trusted since 1974
Our customers have trusted us with their business, and they’ve helped us win awards for our service.Check out our most recent awards
The manufacturer’s warranty always applies.See more details
Equalizer Ford Mirror Removal Tool
Remove your Ford factory mirror safely
Item #: 802JMR357
This item is no longer available.
Original Price: $14.99
Our take on the Equalizer Ford Mirror Removal Tool by Crutchfield's Zak Billmeier
Use this tool to remove your Ford Type 2 factory rear-view mirror when you replace it with the OnStar FMV mirror. It's designed to release the spring clip latch in the factory Ford mirror mounting base so the mirror can be removed without shattering your windshield. Call us to see if this tool is needed to remove the mirror in your Ford vehicle. Warranty: 1 year.
Equalizer Ford Mirror Removal Tool Reviews
What's in the box?
- Equalizer rearview mirror removal tool (for Ford type-2 mirrors)
The Equalizer Rearview Mirror Removal Tool (for Ford type-2 mirrors): Spring latch rearview mirrors, such as the Ford Type 2, have become common on many vehicles. A small spring clip located inside the mirror base is pressed down as it slides onto the windshield button mount. When properly seated this spring latches into place and locks the mirror to the mount. This spring is very difficult to release because it's hidden inside the mirror base, which is against the inside windshield glass. Our removal tool compresses the spring so the mirror can slide up off of the mirror mount. Just place the tool against the glass at the bottom of the mirror base and push the tool up into the opening. It compresses the spring clip and allows you to slide the mirror up off of the mount button. (The mount "button" is a block of metal permanently attached to the inside windshield glass.)
Note: The tool is made of high impact plastic.
Our Product Research Team
At Crutchfield, you'll get detailed, accurate information that's hard to find elsewhere. That's because we have our own in-house Product Research team. They verify what’s in the box, check the owner's manual, and record dimensions, features and specs. We stay on top of new products and technologies to help people make informed choices.