Noisy wing mirrors

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Gus
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Noisy wing mirrors

Post by Gus » Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:36 am

Has anyone found a lubrication point for the wing mirrors?
Mine seem to be getting noisy as they fold back after this long dry spell.
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MJC1216
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Re: Noisy wing mirrors

Post by MJC1216 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:43 am

Gus wrote:
Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:36 am
Has anyone found a lubrication point for the wing mirrors?
Mine seem to be getting noisy as they fold back after this long dry spell.
Mine have been like that since i first got it so would also be interested in any replies.
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GeeJam
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Re: Noisy wing mirrors

Post by GeeJam » Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:15 pm

With our CX3, as the wing mirrors are folding IN, the passenger mirror always wines like a badly geared primitive Lego motor. Then, when they fold OUT, the driver's mirror comes out in sympathy and does exactly the same! Strange. Although we can live with the noise for now, we'll ensure both mechanisms are lubricated when it goes in for its 3rd annual service in September.

The prolonged dry weather is also drying out bushes & shocks - as we're also noticing the suspension 'creaking'. We understand this is quite common for many cars irrespective of manufacturer. After a long dry spell, our previous Mini Cooper S and rare GSi Vectra Estate would do the same. We just lived with the noise until fixed.
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Re: Noisy wing mirrors

Post by Dogfuzz » Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:03 am

What happens if you squirt WD 40 liberally into the join cracks( then wipe residue off the outside housing-of course)...?...any difference?.
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Re: Noisy wing mirrors

Post by jtonline » Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:51 am

I got one of my door mirrors replaced under warranty because it became noisy when folding.
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Re: Noisy wing mirrors

Post by steve67 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:17 am

try silicone spray, it may help......

.... my driver side is being replaced via Mazda assist today after someone clipped it, i i will see how that sounds, just to compare.
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Re: Noisy wing mirrors

Post by anchorman » Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:23 pm

There is a TSB because the weather gets into the gears and can cause them to fail prematurely. They’ve improved the sealing on the later models.
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MJC1216
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Re: Noisy wing mirrors

Post by MJC1216 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:37 pm

anchorman wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:23 pm
There is a TSB because the weather gets into the gears and can cause them to fail prematurely. They’ve improved the sealing on the later models.
Well mine was registered 30/11/17 and they are still noisy.
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st3v3cx-3
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Re: Noisy wing mirrors

Post by st3v3cx-3 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:29 pm

anchorman wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:23 pm
There is a TSB because the weather gets into the gears and can cause them to fail prematurely. They’ve improved the sealing on the later models.
Do you have a copy of the TSB? Interested to know what qualifies as later models. Mine might make a bit of a noise but it's hardly a real nuisance as they only fold / unfold when locking the car or starting it up.
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Re: Noisy wing mirrors

Post by steve67 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:20 am

The new wing mirror installed on the cx3 makes the same noise as on my Mazda 2.....
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