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Hello i have an Audi a6 2003 2.7t, and this morning while i was backing up my left mirror got hooked on a garbage can and the mirror bent the opposite way...the mirror fonctions still works even when i want it to retract it completly, however when i want to retract the mirror back to its original position, it bends all the way into the position it got in to when i hooked it up...what can i do?

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The mirror can bend both ways. does it stay in the original posistion?

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