Wing mirrors won’t move

Andyl57

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Hi folks, I’m having an issue with my wing mirrors, as I live on a narrow road I want to fold them in when parked, I haven’t got the electric folding type but I cannot manually move them either, they’re solid. Am I doing something wrong, I’ve read through my owners guide and cannot find anything?

Thanks

Andy
 

daytonamart

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Dare I suggest a bit of brute force? I've got the A5 B8.5 without electric wing mirrors and they do require a good shove to move them in.
 

rum4mo

Registered User
If I remember correctly, they don't fold "in" as much as folding "up/round" - so maybe you are trying to force them in the wrong direction, try more of a rotating motion to fold them.
 

mk4gtiturbo

Registered User
As above, I had to fold mine this morning due to parking in a narrow street. Firm tap on the edge of the casing with the heel of your hand and it should go.
 

Andyl57

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Success thank you all, yes they needed a bit more welly to go upwards, bit daunting when I’ve only had the car a week but all’s well:icon thumright:
 

briceportier

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Success thank you all, yes they needed a bit more welly to go upwards, bit daunting when I’ve only had the car a week but all’s well:icon thumright:
A week??? Time for your first retrofit! And you already know which one it's gonna be...

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cbeadle2508

Registered User
are they definitely not power folding? as in there's no option for it on the control knob for them... I only ask as you can turn the power folding on/off in the MMI settings for central locking.
 

Andyl57

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No they’re not sadly, just Left and Right movement and demist buttons, no folder at the bottom.
 
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