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Power folding mirror problem

Discussion in '200-Series Cruisers' started by BADM, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. BADM

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    I am an 80 series guy looking at an 08 LX. The folding mirrors are not functioning. It was diagnosed by Lexus dealer as faulty mirrors retractors (duh), but not repaired. Any input on this problem before I decide to purchase? TIA.
     
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    Parts are probably $200/side at the dealer + labor to install. A wild guess is it'll take $1000 to fix both sides.
     
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    The 200 is a pretty wide vehicle. I park in a relatively new parking garage in Cambridge, MA and I fold my mirrors each weekday. They make it significantly easier to slide out between the adjacent car.

    I would definitely negotiate a lower price for the LC if the power folding mirrors don’t work.
     
  4. mtnracer

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    Just throwing it out there but did you make sure the folding function is simply disabled with the button on the left side of the steering wheel?
     
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    If you wind up purchasing the truck and need new mirrors I have a set of red ones from and 08'.
    I installed towing mirrors.
     
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    I doubt their diagnosis. It would be rare for the folding mirrors to fail, let alone both?
     
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