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Have you checked that it's not working at all?
i.e. not folding in AND not unfolding?
We had a similar problem on the Merc after it had been serviced on the driver's door mirror - it would unfold, but you had to manually fold it in.
What I did was pack the joints with LM grease, and voila, now it works.
Turns out that the car is valeted prior to collection, and the mirrors automatically fold in when locked - so the jetwashing blew off the grease....
Just something you may want to try before dismantling.
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
Currently in VelSatisfied's garage:
2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater