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A year or so ago, I think a bicyclist had a pretty rough encounter with my parked S420's driver side mirror. I noticed the tinting in the mirror slowly started disappearing to the bottom, and the housing that contains the mirror and motor never locks tight to the door. When I go over cobblestone or even a bump in the road the mirror shakes and sometimes sags, whereas the passanger-side mirror is perfect and tight. Folding and unfolding the mirrors with the switch in the cabin does just that but does not re-tighten the housing, and popping it back with my hand when it sags only works until I run over another bump or even just close the door. My question is: does anyone know if this is an easy fix to get the housing to fit snug against the door, such as replacing a pin or bracket or is this something that requires an entire replacement?
 

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I have the same problem....dont know if the mirror was hit though. I always have to pop the mirror back into place with my hand.

I believe its the metal bracket
 

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I banged my head on mine getting up from washing one day. Since ibtook it apart and reinstall it its been fine. Worth doing a tear down and whole at it redo the wiring.
 

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On these late cars the mirror just prises out and you can see the internals. If you can still fold the mirror then slide a blade under the spring clips in the end and the cover pulls off
 
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