Peugeot 308 SW door mirror motors

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Peugeot 308 SW door mirror motors

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Hi there,

The door mirrors of my 2017 308sw no longer retract on fob lock. Also when driving the mirror housing is look, ie any motors used to stabilise the mirrors are not energised. Both the mirrors can be manouvered from the drivers door buttons still though.

Fuse, wire, contact? Just wondered if anyone might be able to assist.

Many thanks
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Re: Peugeot 308 SW door mirror motors

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I'm not understanding you, sorry. You're saying the motors 'look' - do you mean don't work when moving? But then you say you can move them with the driver control pad... so are you saying the mirror adjustment is not working on the passenger's side?
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Re: Peugeot 308 SW door mirror motors

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GiveMeABreak wrote: 20 Jun 2024, 16:17 I'm not understanding you, sorry. You're saying the motors 'look' - do you mean don't work when moving? But then you say you can move them with the driver control pad... so are you saying the mirror adjustment is not working on the passenger's side?
Apologies that should read 'loose', not 'Look'. When driving both the mirrors are slack, for want of a better word.

1. When parked and locked the mirrors do not retract inwards as they used to.
2. When driving now the mirrors are loose, they both appear to have very little resistance holding them in place and when on the motorway they visibly fold inwards slightly, which is not optimal.
3. With the engine on I can move both mirrors independently using the drivers mirror control panel.

My hunch is that if the retract motors are separate to the angle adjust mirror motors and the retract motors are used to create a resistance to hold the mirrors in place, if theses motors are not energised now it would explain why the mirrors feel loose whe driving.

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Re: Peugeot 308 SW door mirror motors

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I think that the fold mechanism has been broken by someone attempting to force the mirrors to open or close. It is the gear train from the motors which should hold them steady.
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Re: Peugeot 308 SW door mirror motors

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xantia_v6 wrote: 20 Jun 2024, 21:22 I think that the fold mechanism has been broken by someone attempting to force the mirrors to open or close. It is the gear train from the motors which should hold them steady.
Both mirrors stopped retracting at the same time. It would seem a bit improbable that someone forced both mirrors at the same time. Stranger things have happened though, right :)

Are the motors which operate the mirror swivel and angle different from the motor which operates the retract?
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Re: Peugeot 308 SW door mirror motors

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fotobright wrote: 20 Jun 2024, 21:29 Are the motors which operate the mirror swivel and angle different from the motor which operates the retract?
I am 99.5 % sure that they are separate.
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Re: Peugeot 308 SW door mirror motors

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Yes, they are. The foldback motors are in the cylindrical part under the mirror casing and the mirror motor is behind the mirror glass.
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