Mirror repair

Steve Mills s.b.mills at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 13:43:03 PDT 2012

I've got a few spare motors, and you should be able to replace the plastic
bits- I've broken them before myself. Unfortunately it's not easy to swap
complete motor assemblies- you'd have to pull the mirror, disassemble it
and pull the wiring out.


On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 1:23 PM, Lee Levitt <lee at wheelman.com> wrote:

> I thought I'd be a good dad and swap the stained exterior mirror glass on
> my son's '97 A6 with new euro mirror glass (convex outer section on driver
> side).
> Well...I managed to break the white plastic adjusting arms on both
> mirrors, the piece that helps control the adjustment.
> Looks like these are not available separately from Audi.
> Has anyone come up with a good fix...or a source of these parts by
> themselves?
> Is there a better solution? CNC machined in aluminum? Talbot racing
> mirrors on the front wings?
> BTDTs appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Lee
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