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Problem folding door mirrors 2005 Golf 2.0 GT TDi

I don't have the facility for my wing mirrors to fold in electrically, can I fold them in manually without breaking them?

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Yes the mirrors are hinged so you can flod them against the car to keep from breaking them while being washed in an automated machine.

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

  • Bruce Hathcock Jun 20, 2009

    Yes the mirrors are hinged so you can flod them against the car to keep from breaking them while being washed in an automated machine.

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I've never had to disassemble a Jeep power mirror. One of two possible problems here. Depends on how Jeep conveys the power to the "wing". If they use brushes and contacts, it may just be that the brushes got dirty when you folded it in [onto a corroded contact area] If this is the case, spray some penetrating oil into the gap between the wing and the base. Then fold and unfold the wing several times to clean the contact. Make sure that you have the wing pulled all the way out. There should be a detent that you can feel.
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{: ) Have someone control the power fold buttons, while you check closely the passenger mirror. If you can feel or hear even a faint hum of the motor while commanded, try giving it a little help, but don't force it if you think it doesn't have enough power to extend or retract itself. The motor could be really stuck or inoperative.
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If you hear the humming noise whenever the fold buttons are pressed, we can assume that the circuit on that side is ok since it is responding electrically, and that a jammed or stuck mechanism is preventing it to move.
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