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Electric mirrors not working

Electric mirrors have stopped working via the control knob near the driver's window door. I washed the car on the weekend and it's stopped working since.

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  • l_mirabilio Feb 09, 2009

    I just realised I selected the wrong model. it's a Mazda 2. I have no idea how to check the fuse. can you tell me where to locate it?



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Try check the fuses. If they are ok, then try checking the switch panel, it might have accumulated some water or liquid that you used which later caused some short circuit or corroded the terminals, Meaning there is no complete circuit for the mirrors.

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