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    Help wanted - dip mirror when reversing

    Has anyone with seat memory tried to set up the passenger side mirror to dip down when reversing? I have tried to set this facility up by following the instructions in the manual. Problem is that when I go forward or change mirror switch to drivers side the mirror stays in the dip position instead of returning to driving position.

    If anyone has got this to work how did you do it?

    Re: Help wanted - dip mirror when reversing

    Try moving the button that selects the mirror you are setting to the other side.

    Phil

    Re: Help wanted - dip mirror when reversing

    maybe you need to have also park assist to do that?

    Re: Help wanted - dip mirror when reversing

    Quote:
    Dilinger said:
    maybe you need to have also park assist to do that?


    No, all you need are memory seats. Here is what it says in the manual:

    "Swivelling down mirror glass as a parking
    aid
    f Please observe the chapter "SEAT MEMORY"
    on Page 36.
    - When reverse gear is engaged, the mirror
    glass on the passenger's side swivels down
    slightly to show the curb area.
    Preconditions
    - Vehicle must be equipped with seat memory.
    - Set the control switch A to "passenger's side".
    - Reverse gear must be engaged.
    Returning mirror glas to its original position
    f Drive forwards with a speed of over 4 mph
    (6 km/h) or
    f Set the control switch A to "driver's side"."

    So, apparently you need to move that switch back to the driver's side as I suggested above.


    Phil

    Re: Help wanted - dip mirror when reversing

    RH 997
    PS CA is right...I had the same problem as you did...After you have set everything (ala manual) you need to leave the wing mirror switch set to the passenger side...The reason why it doesn't seem to return, is that you need to DRIVE FORWARD OVER 4MPH....If you are like me you did the test with the car stationary and so the wing mirror doesn't return when you come out of reverse....It's an easy mistake to make......If for some reason you want the mirror to return whilst reversing, flip the switch to either centre or drivers side, and the mirror returns (this doesn't erase the memory.)

    Re: Help wanted - dip mirror when reversing

    I got it to work, no problem at all, following instructions. Note that the car needs to be moving at a certain speed before mirror goes up, unlike BMW, but should go up if you switch to drivers side, moving or not. Are you sure you had reverse engaged and key on when you set it?

     
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