Right side mirror won't move electrically

Joshua Harrison

Asked by Dec 12, 2013 at 05:10 PM about the 1987 Volkswagen Vanagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

with an electrical tester...find the connector to the little motor in there and test if the connection has continuity or open meaning a burned connection...on the other side can see if 12 volts are present too~....we can snoop out your problem this way~

Joshua Harrison

Thanks mark have power replaced the motor it won't go up or down,it just clicks the solenoid


Vw's are bad for oxydized contacts. Follow the wires through from mirror to fuse panel and clean with wd40, thenlubricate with dielectric grease. It may also be the contacts wkthin the motor. If you can get to it, clean the motor the same way (a though I doubt you can take it apart). Enrik

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