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Old 11-14-2009, 02:09 PM
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Loose Mirror

I just bought my truck. '08 F350 CC/LB. The passenger side mirror has some slop in it. It moves front to back about 2 inches, on the pivot point. And on the way to work tonight I hit 70 and the thing folded right in to the window.

Is there a fix to this? Is it common? Any help would be great. I'm gonna bring it to the dealer on Monday and see what they'll do. I just wanted to see if any of you guys have any experience with this.
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Old 11-01-2012, 01:28 PM
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Any luck with your loose window problem, I'm starting to have the same problem on the drivers door, wedged some cardboard to provide some added resistance till I can come up with a more perm. solution.
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Old 11-07-2012, 04:21 PM
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Hey! This just started happening to me too I have looked to just replace the mirror but they are super expensive. Have you found a fix yet? Spending $800 in a mirror is insane!
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Old 11-21-2012, 02:19 PM
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What type of mirrors do you have? Tow or the stock rectangles (like in my monicer pic)?

I just cracked the pass. side tow mirror on my truck.
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Old 11-21-2012, 02:36 PM
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I have the tow mirrors on an 08 dually. It's a painted king ranch mirror now that I think of it. Just have a piece of cardboard wedged at the pivot point. These mirrors aren't power fold if that helps. So far the mirrors only move when I have them extended out.
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If i had to guess you should be able to pull the mirror off and tighten up a bolt or something. I have never done it, but Im guessing there is a bolt at the pivot point.
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Old 11-22-2012, 02:16 PM
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Mine did this after I bumped a temporary construction sign, I thought my mirror was damaged. But I hit the fold button back n forth real quick and that snapped the gears back in sync together. Hope that helps!


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Old 11-22-2012, 02:17 PM
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Oh my bad, just read ur post where it says their not power fold


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Mine did this after I bumped a temporary construction sign, I thought my mirror was damaged. But I hit the fold button back n forth real quick and that snapped the gears back in sync together. Hope that helps!


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Same here. Buddy borrowed my truck and hit something with the mirror (go figure). Had a lot of play in it so I would fold it in and back out and it would be tight again. It would loosen every day of driving though and I had to keep folding it in and out. After a few weeks it finally seemed to stop wiggling.

However mine are powered so I am likely to be no help at all to you. I would think you should be able to tighten it though somehow.
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