Every once in a while I look over and think "when the heck did I do that!?" My seat memory works though, so it's all good. Looks like a busted driverside motor/memory drive after all. Good luck BP! Cancel markus weiher Rep: 32.8k 132 56 38 Posted: 05/13/2010 Options Permalink History The e30 has a few problems with corroding (or better rotten) connectors. check over here
Cause I swapped my mirrors for the M3 OEM ones and I had to do a mirror motor swap cause I have the ribbon style on my car. Hope this insight helps, even though you seem to have a different problem if your mirrors still move. For a cheap and quick fix just unplug the ribbon cables from the driver side door under the door card. 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
IF your mirrors work intermittently, or one works without the other (or if one moves up when you push down and left when you push right), your motor contacts might be but i never made it to the ribbon/wire fix or replacing out the motors..good luck with.. You should have the same switch, may be worth checking...?
Buying a new switch didn't help. Duh. Swap the guts from that into my housings, get the switch and have it coded and viola? Bmw X3 Side Mirror Problem I now have 2 fully functioning mirror switches...
The time now is 06:58 PM. Bmw E46 Wing Mirror Fuse Click on my sig image for a lame-o and verbose blog that tracks anything that I have done to the car since I got it. How is it different than the right mirror adjusting then the car is put in reverse? completely pull and disconnect the passenger mirror and take to the driver side plug it in and see if it works..
J12 View Public Profile Find all threads started by J12 Find all posts by J12 View My Garage Add J12 to Your Ignore List #24 10-31-2013, 03:17 PM jcatral14 Bmw 67 13 6 946 313 Haven't had a chance to troubleshoot mine yet. I knew my passenger side mirror motor was faulty since it would not return to its original position once I put the car back to drive from reverse. When a motor goes bad, it'll either take off in one direction and not go back, or it'll short out and not work at all...
Replaced under warranty.
Keep us posted if you do manage to sort it out tho. Bmw E46 Electric Mirror Fuse I know there must be a way to 'un-code' the auto-dipping and I will eventually get around to doing that. Bmw E46 Mirror Ribbon Cable bimmermerchant 83,327 views 8:16 BMW E46 Power Folding Mirror Switch Retrofit DIY Project - Part 1 - Duration: 6:46.
AskTheCarExperts 344,381 views 6:25 NorCal BMW Coding - mirror fold in and window roll up with your keyfob - Duration: 1:52. check my blog So, I'd say the GM is your likely culprit... plugs mate up and work? When I put the reverse my passenger side mirror - autotilt function works But from the control module on the drivers side I cannot control them at all. E46 Mirror Switch
Ultimately, I feel that if I replace the driver mirror with a known working driver mirror I'll have isolated and identified the issue. Loading... Is this a common issue with the GM, considering the GM Lin Bus error I posted above? this content Unfortunately I think I might have to do this soon anyway as I've got nothing else to go on, but realistically have no reason to believe anything has changed since the
Somewhere around the weekend timeframe, I noticed something strange about my mirrors. Bmw E46 Passenger Mirror Fault Not sure if that means the actuator could be at fault though since the actuators themselves are different. If you remove either the tweeter or the small plastic panel (depending on your car's options) at the front corner of the window glass on the door, you will see a
plugs mate up and work? Job done - I thought - but next day the mirrors would not adjust. now that i remember.. Bmw Side Mirror Not Tilting As others on other forums which have also experienced this issue, I too still have a functioning right side mirror as it does dip when I put the car in reverse.
Replaced with known good switch. All logos are registered trademarks of their official owners.Digital Point modules: Sphinx-based search Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading... Otherwise, I will try and pull the wiring from the door loom and see if there's a break there? have a peek at these guys Working...
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heztheone View Public Profile Find all threads started by heztheone Find all posts by heztheone View My Garage Add heztheone to Your Ignore List #6 10-29-2009, 09:28 AM trlb21 Take them all off and clean with a red ScotchBrite pad and some electrical contact cleaner and put them all back together. There is a module in the door for the mirrors?