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I WANT TO KNOW HOW THE ELECTRIC MIRROR WORK - 1996 BMW 318

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Should be a toggle switch near the drivers mirror you just move it to suit

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Removal & Installation
Motor
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Disconnect the negative battery cable. The mirror inside cover trim The door panel The electrical connector to mirror motor The nut attaching mirror assembly to door frame The outside rear view mirror

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    Fig. Removing cover trim and nut
    Removing cover trim and nut

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    Fig. Removing mirrored glass from assembly
    Removing mirrored glass from assembly

  3. Remove the mirror glass:
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  4. Remove electric motor:
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    3. Remove the mirror motor.

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      Fig. Removing connectors and screws holding mirror motor
      Removing connectors and screws holding mirror motor



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    Fig. Reattaching mirror and electric motor connectors
    Reattaching mirror and electric motor connectors

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Power windows an locks work ok ? Do you know anything about automotive electeronic control modules ?
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Power Mirror System Components
The power mirror system consists of the following components:
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• Passenger Door Switch (PDS)--An electronic control module with integrated switches, requires programming when replaced
• Power Mirror Direction Switch--Integrated into DDS and is a 4 position momentary switch that provides a signal input to the DDS for up, down, left/extend and right/retract with a mirror switch activation
• Mirror Select Switch--Integrated into DDS and is a 3 position switch that allows the operator to select the left or right mirror and also a neutral/fold position
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• Right Outside Power Mirror--Contains both the vertical and horizontal mirror motors
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