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Side-view Mirrors won't stay put

lmychajluk

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I have an '07 LTZ, and the positioning of the side-view mirrors always needs to be re-set (I'm the only driver). At least once a week, I find myself re-setting them because the driver's side is showing nothing but sky and the passenger side is looking at my rear quarter panel. I don't know if it's something with the auto-tilt or power folding functions that may change thier position, but it's getting annoying to constantly reset. They don't 'reset' when I hit the driver pre-set button either, as if they 'think' they're in the right position.

I was in for an oil change this morning and mentioned it to the service advisor, who said his truck does the same thing (didn't ask what kind of truck). He said there was no update, and basically blew it off.

Is this a common problem? Any fix? Thx.
 
I wonder if you have "curb view assist"? Maybe the mirror are out of sync. Sound like one is in curb view position and the other was in curb view but when up. Has in returning back to normal position. If I'm making any sense.
 
We had same issue with the Wife's TrailBlazer.
There was a Software Fix for it.
Works fine now.

I would continue to chk with the dealer every few months for a up-dated fix.
 
Thanks. I do have the curb view enabled, but it's not quite that drastic as one being 'all the way down' and the other up. It just seems that after they tilt down and back up a few times, they don't go back to thier original set positions and eventually get far enough out of position for me to notice.

I guess I'll just keep on the dealer.
 
There are issues with the mirrors that affect the Tahoe and Avalanches....mine being a severe twitch and it eventually moves out of position at highways speeds, not sure if anymore are affected but I know GM is working on a fix for there actuators and they will not replace anymore mirrors on the 2007's until they find a solution.
 
so we all have to suffer with our floppy misbehaving mirrors now because GM sees they messed it up with everyone and doesnt want to pay for it? cool. they better work really freakin fast.
 
I have a similar problem with my passenger side mirror.  I am constantly resetting it, never goes back to the same spot.  I also had the twitch at highway speeds too, felt the mirror when we stopped and it felt loose.  I folded it in and back out (has the power folding and tilting) and seemed fine.
 
I had the same problem with curb view assist enabled.  I never noticed the problem until I activated the curb view.  The repositioning of the mirrors seems to be random.  I happens to the passenger side mirror seemingly more than the dirver side.  I will check with the dealer next time I am in.
 
Has anyone heard of a fix for the twitching mirrors yet?  We just came back from a 600 mile trip and my wife noticed the passenger side mirror twitching intermittently during the trip.

Thanks,
Bob
 
lmychajluk said:
I have an '07 LTZ, and the positioning of the side-view mirrors always needs to be re-set (I'm the only driver). At least once a week, I find myself re-setting them because the driver's side is showing nothing but sky and the passenger side is looking at my rear quarter panel. I don't know if it's something with the auto-tilt or power folding functions that may change thier position, but it's getting annoying to constantly reset. They don't 'reset' when I hit the driver pre-set button either, as if they 'think' they're in the right position.

I was in for an oil change this morning and mentioned it to the service advisor, who said his truck does the same thing (didn't ask what kind of truck). He said there was no update, and basically blew it off.

Is this a common problem? Any fix? Thx.

Yep...it was a common problem seemingly on the '07s.  Mine had it too.  One poster here fixed his own by tilting the mirror down as far as possible and sliding the mirror upward to remove it from the housing.  Then, he bent the spring arms (2 or 3 of them, can't remember) that apply pressure to the back of the mirror preventing it from (((((shaking)))).  I looked for his description but it has been about a year ago.  Dealer fixed mine under warranty.
 
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