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mirrors wont move

Postby SuperChop [OP] » Feb 04 2012, 7:51pm

My mirrors wont move anymore, just looking for opinions as to why and what options I have. Is it the motors or what. :shock:
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Re: mirrors wont move

Postby Onlyina_Chevy » Feb 04 2012, 10:25pm

Oddly enough, I had that problem with my driver's side mirror back in November. When I was at the shop, the service adviser took a look at it and tried to do it manually with his hand. I am thinking that he thought it was just not catching. Well, needless to say, it didn't do the job and he said I would just have to replace the mirror. The other day when I pulled into Sonic Drive In, for shits and giggles, I pushed the mirror retract button because I was close on the passenger side to the hanging menu and low and behold, they both pulled inward. I'm not saying it's a miracle, but they were both working that day.

Can you hear the motor in there running? Do they just kinda skip up and down like the gears aren't quite catching? Have you tried budging them with your hand to see if you can get it to catch?
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Re: mirrors wont move

Postby SuperChop [OP] » Feb 25 2012, 8:58pm

I am gonna check that today, sorry, I have been away for a few days.
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Re: mirrors wont move

Postby adams99z71 » Feb 26 2012, 4:26pm

i think its the switch on mine thats going bad... if i fiddle with it they start working better and better.. i'll take mine apart and let you guys know what i find
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Re: mirrors wont move

Postby SuperChop [OP] » Feb 26 2012, 7:20pm

Awesome Adams, thanks.
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Re: mirrors wont move

Postby SuperChop [OP] » Feb 29 2012, 3:28am

Onlyina_Chevy wrote:Can you hear the motor in there running? Do they just kinda skip up and down like the gears aren't quite catching? Have you tried budging them with your hand to see if you can get it to catch?

I just tried moving them using the buttons, they moved a very small amount when I ran my finger around the outside edge of the button, other than that there was no movement or noise.


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