Folding mirror issue

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  1. 30 Jun 2019 at 10:02 AM #1
    alfonso67

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    Hi john,
    My passenger mirror has an issue with the motor as it folds up ok, but when returning to the down position the motor keeps on rotating and the mirror has reach its position but is now vibrating like mad for about another 10 seconds. I have dismantled the mirror and the gears are fine it’s just the motor keeps rotating.
    What could be the issue and how can I fix it please.
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  2. 2 Jul 2019 at 10:22 AM #2
    MirrorJohn

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    It could be the stop on the motor housing broken. Do you have photos you took when you disassembled that you could email me? I'll take a look for you
     
  3. 2 Jul 2019 at 11:01 AM #3
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    Hi john, sorry have no pictures never thought of taking any as I thought it would be a straight forward fix, I do not want to disassemble it again as worried might cause more problems, any advice would be much appreciated.
     
  4. 2 Jul 2019 at 4:42 PM #4
    MirrorJohn

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    You're not going to find the issue without taking it apart again I'm afraid!! Look for a broken tab on the motor housing. It's normally either that or gears worn and not meshing properly
     
  5. 3 Jul 2019 at 6:56 AM #5
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    Check all the teeth inside the housing which the cog runs around.
    My guess would be one or two of the teeth are broken. If so, remove the cog and turn it around as the cog only runs around one side.
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