Cleaning the electric mirror switch

January 18, 2003

Reading time ~1 minute

It turned out that the mirror switch worked fine, but it was so nicely made that I thought I’d post some pictures anyway. Step 1 remove the switch by prising it out of the driver’s door. The clips are in the middle of the top and bottom of the switch.

Step 2 Holding the switch with the connectors upwards, prise the back off by easing open the clips on each side.

Step 3 clean the gold contacts on the circuit board

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Step 4 clip the switch back together (keep the switch facing down and place the circuit board on top, then click it back into place

Step 5 plug it back in :-)

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