the switch on the door panel only controls the mirror glass not the mirror casing (forgive my lack of technical words) and why would BMW make a car with stationary mirrors Replaced under warranty. derbo07-29-2014, 08:41 AMBP, I had a similar experience. It was resolved when I replaced the Mirror Motor/Ribbon cable on the driver side. http://dragonplayer.net/bmw-e46/bmw-side-mirrors-not-working.php
Up next 2009 BMW 335i Folding Mirror Fix - Duration: 2:54. If I don't have anything else to go on by the weekend, I'll have to disassemble it one day after work next week. Last edited by msport21; 10-29-2009 at 12:24 PM. Same here. http://www.e46fanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=831830
The mirrors do not budge at all, even if the passenger mirror tilts down and stays there. Leave feedback for Chrisbmwcy (1) 10-29-2009, 12:21 PM #13 msport21 Registered User Join Date: Jul 2006 Location: philippines Posts: 27 My Ride: e46 M-sport 2.0L View My Garage Found m i missing something here or mine are fix ? That resolved his issue.
good luck. az357907-28-2014, 07:48 PMHmm, well again I am no expert, but the next thing I'd look at if i didn't want to rip apart the mirror and had already checked the fuse The fuse is fine, that was the first thing I checked. (Have to add that to OP) All fuses are actually OK. E46 Mirror Motor Replacement Diy I took the car to an indipendant BMW specialist today and they said I need a new mirror housing and motor.
This obviously included a pressure washer and lots of water so I am wondering whether the driver side mirror motor somehow got shorted. Sign in 54 Loading... Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ BMW E90 Folding Mirror Problem Alex Batista SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe2727 Loading...
Switch also... Bmw 67 13 6 946 313 Also, I have checked fuses 31 and 57; but there is only a fuse in 57. I should be able to detect some voltage coming into the module when the car is placed into reverse, or the adjustment switch is active. General E46 Forum This is the place to get answers, opinions and everything you need related to your E46 (sedan, coupe, convertible and wagon) BMW!
side mirrors not working az357907-28-2014, 07:13 PMSo for this past week or so, my side mirrors have been literally driving me crazy.
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az357907-29-2014, 08:45 AMBP, I had a similar experience. Maybe when the PO retrofitted them, some electronics were left exposed this causing the motor to short circuit and adjust itself? Keep in mind: this code existed before this started happening, so it may or may not be related. "GM: LIN Bus: no response, driver's mirror" 14879 OtterEffect07-28-2014, 07:33 PMI had a OK cool, thanks. E46 Mirror Switch
Checked all the fuses and they seem ok.I had it checked at the dealer and they said drive units on both need to be replaced (expensive!) I'm kinda skeptical with this thanks themoth View Public Profile Find more threads by themoth Find More Posts by themoth Leave feedback for themoth (0) 06-08-2012, 04:53 PM #20 E46iT Registered User Join Sign in to make your opinion count. http://dragonplayer.net/bmw-e46/bmw-e46-side-mirrors-not-working.php You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features.
Ask Dr. E46 Mirror Fuse Sign in to report inappropriate content. The connectors are different and I believe the wiring may be different as well.
Avetiso07-28-2014, 07:15 PMI had a similar thing with my ZHP. My brother's got flooded in the recent rain and a whole bunch of stuff failed including the mirror. Gender:Not Telling Location:The Moon Interests:Mercedes > W201 190E 2.3-16 | W210 E240 | W210 E320 | Renault > Zoe EV Posted 6 Nov 2013 · Report post thread revival!! Bmw E46 Auto Folding Mirrors I looked over at one point to my passenger mirror while making a lane change and nearly had an accident.
Funny as it might sound but it may be your O/S mirror which is actually the faulty one, check the ribbons on that one too, but be careful as they're very no change. __________________ rwestzz View Public Profile Find more threads by rwestzz Find More Posts by rwestzz Leave feedback for rwestzz (0) 10-26-2009, 12:13 PM #6 msport21 Registered User This feature is not available right now. http://dragonplayer.net/bmw-e46/bmw-e46-mirror-switch-not-working.php Both probably at a discounted rate for the warrantee co but $600?
Posts: 710 My Ride: 330i w/out park. Checked all the fuses and they seem ok.I had it checked at the dealer and they said drive units on both need to be replaced (expensive!) I'm kinda skeptical with this OP, have you tried removing the glass from the mirror housing and then adjusting them via reverse gear or the in car controls? I'm just going to replace the mirror motor.
az357906-21-2015, 09:14 AMSorry I guess I'm confused. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites forbesy1 Member Members 171 posts Current Car:330ci M-Sport Gender:Male Location:Lancashire Posted 6 Nov 2013 · Report post I'm guessing you Hope this insight helps, even though you seem to have a different problem if your mirrors still move. When i try to get them to fold it starts, moves about 1cm then stops.
Any help would be greatly appreciated! #3 Widget2k4 BMW Fanatic Car Details Widget2k4's Car Details Model of Car:320d e61 m sport Year of Manufacture:2007 Transmission Type:manual Car Body Quote: Originally Posted by mc20071 You said you replaced the mirror, correct? have you checked your fuse? Someone else on this thread changed that and still not working.
just give me your email addr. msport21 View Public Profile Find more threads by msport21 Find More Posts by msport21 Leave feedback for msport21 (0) 10-26-2009, 03:21 PM #7 Chrisbmwcy Registered User Join Date: Aug Category How-to & Style Licence Standard YouTube Licence Show more Show less Loading... question is will this kit only work if you reverse mirror pointing down is functioning currently?