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Anyone know how to get rid of these critters? Ive tried power jetting inside the housing but still no luck. Ive even got one living in the rear wash wiper opening for the screen wash jet!
 

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From my previous experience with other cars - havent got one in the Golf yet - there is absolutely NO WAY of getting rid of a wing mirror spider once its set up home, unless you wanna take the mirror apart maybe?
 

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It's not doing any harm so I say leave it alone.

I like spiders. Got one at in my driver's side mirror at the moment. Quite cute seeing a new web every morning [:)]
 

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From my previous experience with other cars - havent got one in the Golf yet - there is absolutely NO WAY of getting rid of a wing mirror spider once its set up home, unless you wanna take the mirror apart maybe?
Wait till its in the middle of its web on your mirror then let it have it with the vacuum!! I bet that would do it.. [:p][;)]
 

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Just pop the mirror casing off and let the spider free (don't kill it!) . Underneath the mirror is a small plastic grommet and a screw. Undo both, put a small screwdriver in the grommet'ed hole and push the tab so the mirror casing comes upwards and off the mirror. Voila!

ps its true they NEVER get caught with a jetwash do they?! lol
 

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Damage his web, then leave it....come out after dark and catch him in the middle of his work [:D] and put him safe and sound in the bushes.
 

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i had the same problem! 2 in my wing mirror and one on the rear!

Made chris take my mirror apart and get them out! then hoovered out where the pollen filter and stuff is! [:D]

bit extreme I know but i really seriously dont like them lol!

seems to have worked though!
 
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