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Has the mirror been knocked at all?
The other day some to$$er clipped our mirror as he drove past,too fast & too impatient to wait.
The mirror wasn't damaged but knocked slightly. I just clicked the housing back in its proper place. But the mirror glass had obviously be knocked as it wouldn't move the full movement it normally did. I gently pushed on the mirror as I moved it electrically as far as it would go in one direction and it "clicked" back into place. The mirror glass now moves fully. The mirror glass/ratchet mechanism were obvioulsy knocked slightly out of sync.
Hope you understand what I'm trying to say, you may have a similar problem, in that everytime the mirror folds it moves the glass slightly as its misaligned slightly.
Cheers ST that sounds like what is happening. I'll have a poke around...
Currently in bpowell555's garage:
2002 Renault Laguna II 2.2dCi Initiale, 1990 E30 325i Touring (Bavarian Tigzwerken Express)