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Can Side View Mirrors not draw in when leaving car?

scottm

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Jun 13, 2014
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Canada
I dorked with folding mirrors for first 2 weeks of ownership.

Now, they're perma-unfolded. No need. Wish the option wasn't bundled on me with tech-pack. I *did* want the power lift-gate.
 

Noneduck

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Oct 1, 2015
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Albuquerque NM
I dorked with folding mirrors for first 2 weeks of ownership.

Now, they're perma-unfolded. No need. Wish the option wasn't bundled on me with tech-pack. I *did* want the power lift-gate.
Wouldn't it be great if the power lift gate was standard equipment and the folding mirrors was bundled into the $3000 option.
 

Cyclone

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Jan 12, 2015
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Charlotte, NC
I use mine all the time, but I have the auto-fold setting turned off. At work, the spaces are tight enough that I fold in the mirrors to make sure someone's bag doesn't bust the mirror as they walk by. At home, 50% of the time I fold in the mirrors as, with mirrors extended, I only have 2" of space on either side and I'm not always perfectly centered. So as I go over the lip into the garage, if it looks like the mirror is close, I press the button and fold it in. I would use the auto-fold feature, but it auto-unfolds before I leave the garage and I don't want to see the mirror extended and forget that I do not have enough room to clear the mirror, so it's on manual.
 

jlucero

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Jun 23, 2015
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59
DALLAS
Just out of curiosity, is it just an aesthetics thing to want them to stay out?

a local wheel dealer wanted to photograph my car, and i was leaving the car with him for 2 hours, but i took the key and he wanted the windows out.

also, while in the car, is there a way to draw the side view mirrors in while going through tight spaces? i bet the answer is obvious as well.
 

Cyclone

Cyclonic Member ((.oO))
Jan 12, 2015
5,058
1,153
Charlotte, NC
a local wheel dealer wanted to photograph my car, and i was leaving the car with him for 2 hours, but i took the key and he wanted the windows out.

He could manually unfold them.

also, while in the car, is there a way to draw the side view mirrors in while going through tight spaces? i bet the answer is obvious as well.

Between the buttons that select to adjust the left or right mirror (above the rotational dialpad for moving the mirror), there is a center button that folds in/unfolds the mirrors at will. Can even be done while driving.
 

jlucero

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Jun 23, 2015
488
59
DALLAS
man im retarded...thank you. i have actually used that function on the door a while back, but had a brain freeze moment. go figure. thanks again
 

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