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Old 12-14-2002, 04:21 PM
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Howto Remove electric S500 Rearview mirror

Does anyone here know how to remove the inside rear view mirror in a '94 S500 sedan. I just bought the car and the mirror flops a little when I hit bumps.

The mirror in the S500 is not adjusted by hand it is remotely adjusted with a switch that controls a motor that adjusts the mirror. My quess is that someone tried to adjust it by hand and broke something loose inside it.

The dealer wants a fortune to replace it, it is worth my time to try to repair it even if I end up breaking it.


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Old 12-19-2002, 07:48 PM
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PLEASE, doesn't anyone know how to do this?????
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Old 12-19-2002, 08:21 PM
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Just pull it down after you have that mirror out disconnect wire connector for auto dimming sensor & motor.
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Old 12-21-2002, 07:40 PM
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mike 345

just read your post and wondered how you made rear view is also a little loose.i remember reading a while ago that there is no way to tighten it up and yes they're damn expen$ive.let me now what kind of success you have.good luck!

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