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UltimateSVT
06-16-2011, 04:58 PM
Let's see who can answer this one... My side view mirrors stopped working over 4 years ago. One of them barely moves when I hit the arrow button. What can be done to fix them? I have a 1993 Lincoln Mark VIII, it's 18 years old & the mirrors work PERFECT! Any help will be greatly appreciated! Thanks.

wadesdad
06-16-2011, 07:07 PM
The switch is a common failure point. Check for power to your mirror switch and out to your mirrors. You can check power to the mirrors at the factory plug near the mirror just inside your door panel. You'll have to remove the door trim panel to access the harness. Depending upon the year of your truck, the following link might help. http://www.dlcparts.com/images/220-0002-b.PDF If you need parts I recommend http://www.rockauto.com or EBay or http://www.partsguyed.com I've worked on numerous Ford products and had good luck with each of these sources. Just shop around once you know where the dead part is.

Raped Ape
06-16-2011, 10:59 PM
Hey Ultimate, I would check the contacts to the switch itself. May need to be taken apart and cleaned up. If that does not work then try the JY for new ones. I do not think it is a power issue as you have stated that it moves slowly. Good to see ya on here.