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      09-30-2012, 01:49 AM   #1
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Passenger side (LHS) mirror problem

Hi Folks,

I have an issue with my passenger side mirror where it will not remain nor return to the exact setting that i have set it to. It will either be too high, low, left or right biased.

What do you think the problem is? And the associated solution for it?

It's really a PITA!
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      10-01-2012, 07:12 AM   #2
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I had the same problem and the updated the software, which solved it for a week or so, but later it needed a new motor to fully fix the issue.
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      10-01-2012, 08:11 AM   #3
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I'm going to give this a go first:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=683764
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      10-01-2012, 02:41 PM   #4
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      10-04-2012, 09:23 AM   #5
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Tried this out today with the dielectric grease, took all of 10 mins to complete!

I tried placing into reverse with the auto dip feature a few times and it was successful in returning to set position on every attempt. Will keep an eye on it for a couple of weeks to see how it all holds up.
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My mirror would go past it's normal position due to the "folding option", even my key fob would throw it off. After trying all of the above, I just cut the yellow wire going to the motor. No more folding mirror option, but now I don't have to fight that damn thing anymore.
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      05-04-2013, 12:03 AM   #7
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Mine is still going strong with no problems, although i don't have the folding mirror option.
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