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Post by bob&Joy on Mon May 02, 2016 3:15 pm

Hi , the exterior mirror on the drivers side is loose and folds in when driving - can anyone tell us how to tighten it - no obvious screws
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Post by NORGIL on Mon May 02, 2016 4:42 pm

Hi Bob & Joy.

On mine you have to gently prise off the black plastic cover at the back of the mirror, a wide bladed screwdriver works., once its off you get access to a bolt which can be tightened.

If it is the mirror arm that folds in as opposed to the mirror, there are circular covers on the bottom of the arms, pop those off and again you get access to tighten.

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Post by bob&Joy on Mon May 02, 2016 6:37 pm

Hi, thanks for info, we were frightened to try popping off anything but we will do it now - it's the arm that is loose

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Post by NORGIL on Mon May 02, 2016 6:39 pm

Just been and looked at mine and there is a small indent in the plastic to help you.

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Post by meanchris on Mon May 02, 2016 7:14 pm

NORGIL wrote:Just been and looked at mine and there is a small indent in the plastic to help you.

Norman

There is in mine too, where I keep smashing my head into it when I've been looking at the tyres. scratch head

Tip: Fold mirrors in when checking tyre pressures. allthumbz
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Post by George.. on Wed May 11, 2016 7:23 pm

Hi, just coming back from a good trip to Rutland Water(saw the Osprey catching fish) when my off-side mirror kept folding in to door. Now home and easily fixed as replies, pop off bottom plastic cap and tightened nut.
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Post by Jaytee on Wed May 11, 2016 7:33 pm

George.. wrote:Hi, just coming back from a good trip to Rutland Water(saw the Osprey catching fish) when my off-side mirror kept folding in to door. Now home and easily fixed as replies, pop off bottom plastic cap and tightened nut.
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Sorry off topic; we were there two weeks ago and Osprey was still sitting on eggs.

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