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Old 01-20-17, 04:53 PM   #1
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Just recently, my passenger side mirror does not retract completely when I use the retract button. It will fold out completely when I manual press the open button for the mirrors. Does anyone know if this an adjustment or a major repair? When I pull on the passenger side mirror when in this state it feels lose with some play. I am presently no longer retracting my mirrors for fear of a total failure. Does anyone out there have any clues? Thanks all.
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Is there an adjustment or an expensive repair? Anyone with failed folding mirrors?
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Is there an adjustment or an expensive repair? Anyone with failed folding mirrors?
It does for me the same for years. Ocassionaly I spray it at the folding hinge with silicon and then works for 2-3 months.
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Both of my mirrors basically need replacement, and yet I never really used the retract feature.

This is a problem with Lexus mirrors beyond just the LS models. Just not a robust design, several different things can crop up with them.

I need to try "surgery" on them because replacements are not cheap.
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My driver's side (which for me is the right side) mirror does this from time to time. I don't normally use the retract function though, unless I want to look semi-fly when I roll up somewhere. Passengers side mirror cover has a dirty great hole in it though....
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