Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Tech Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-20-2002, 01:34 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Jan 2002
Posts: 87
Driver's Side Mirror :Auto or not?

I drive a w124 and i used to think that the driver's side in all w124s was manuallly operated . But i pried open the sidepanel covering the 3 screws for the driver's mirrror and i saw a cable connected to the mirror thru the door.

My questions :
1. does the w124 support automatic driver side mirror
2. what is the part no for such a configuration
3. where is the motor for controlling the mirror(if mine is automatic) located :in the mirror or somewhere else?
4. anybody got a pic of the center console of a car (w124) with double automatic side mirrors?

thanks all
1986 230E (revisions on the way)
Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2002, 01:37 PM
Amuso's Avatar
Addicted to gadgets
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Norway
Posts: 102
These wires are most likely for the heated mirror element. At least if there is just two wires going into the connector like in my car.
99 W210 E220 cdi sedan automatic (248.000 km) 210.006
Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2002, 04:40 PM
BENZ-LGB's Avatar
Strong, silent type
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Southern California
Posts: 1,663
Arrow Or...

...the wiring harness may be in place for RHD cars, English, Australian etc. It may be cheaper for the factory to just build the cars with the harness already in place. Just a guess
Current Benzes

1989 300TE "Alice"
1990 300CE "Sam Spade"
1991 300CE "Beowulf" RIP (06.1991 - 10.10.2007)
1998 E320 "Orson"
2002 C320 Wagon "Molly Fox"

Res non semper sunt quae esse videntur

My Gallery

Not in this weather!
Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2002, 05:02 PM
Potomac German Auto
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Frederick, MD
Posts: 407
The later (W124) models do however have electric drivers side mirrors.
1997 C230
2002 ML320
2000 BMW 528I (WIFEY'S CAR)

"Excuses are crutches for the unfounded."
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:21 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page