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Old 01-24-2011, 08:09 PM
Fordzilla80 Fordzilla80 is offline
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The other day I was playing with my power mirror switch, and I realized that the switch doesn't work to bring the mirrors back inward. I can move the mirror up, down, and out, but when I push the switch to the right, nothing happens. I flipped to the other mirror, and the same thing happens, the mirror does not come back in, but every other way works. Is this normal, or is something messed up? I don't have a problem with rolling down the window and manually pushing the mirror back in, but I just want to know if my mirror switch is messed up. Thanks guys.
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Old 01-24-2011, 08:40 PM
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Cool Re: Power Mirror Switch only works three ways

The last time I had that problem happen was on my mom's sport track. All I did was to disconnect the wiring harness & re-connect it & it worked. It had a bad connection (corrosion). Pretty easy fix on my end. If this doesn't work then you can jump the wires to power it up & by-pass the switch to check it out. Try putting power to the wires that power that part of the mirror. Shouldn't be too hard to diagnose, either it's a bad connection, the switch or wiring to both mirrors (highly unlikely) or both mirrors have the same broken parts (even more unlikely). Good luck & let us know what you found, as it might be of help to others. YEE_HAW!!!
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Old 01-24-2011, 08:49 PM
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Thanks man!

I'm actually not entirely worried about it, since this is the first vehicle i've ever owned that has had power mirrors. I'll probably just leave it be until I go to replace the stock speakers down the road. If I do play with it i'll update the thread with what I find.
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Old 01-25-2011, 05:08 AM
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Sounds like the switch, they are easy enough to find in junkyards!
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Old 01-25-2011, 05:12 AM
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Default Re: Power Mirror Switch only works three ways

Mine's been like that for about 5 years since the last time I took the door panel apart. I assume its just a bad connection that I could fix in 5 minutes taking it apart again. Just too lazy.
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Old 01-25-2011, 09:13 AM
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Default Re: Power Mirror Switch only works three ways

Same here on the driver's side. Like the OP, I just roll the window down and push it back where I want it.
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Old 01-25-2011, 10:06 AM
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Glad i'm not the only one with this problem.
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Old 01-25-2011, 10:37 AM
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Default Re: Power Mirror Switch only works three ways

i had the same problem. bought a switch from clinton for 8 bucks, and its worked ever since.
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Old 08-20-2011, 04:01 AM
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Default Re: Power Mirror Switch only works three ways

Hello all,

The mirrors on my "new" 2000 only work in one direction which is down.

Where is the connector for the power window wiring harness?

I this doesn't work I"ll just remove the switch and put a plug in the hole. Is there a plug in the hole on Rangers not equipped with power mirrors?

I can remember when my dad and other guys only drove straight six pickups with column shifts and nothing else. They never hd to worry about all this electronic stuff that quits working.
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