Trailer Mirror Bouncing around

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Since I bought the '24 AT4 HD, I noticed right away (like when turning out of the dealership parking lot). The trailer mirror bounces around a lot. I thought it was normal and just lived with it. Fast-forward ~six months, Saturday, I was pulling a Jeep Wrangler with a broken transmission off a poweline trail (very rocky terrain, where he blew his tranny.....man that sounds bad in our new post-modern America....). I saw the driver-side mirror bouncing like crazy, but then I noticed the passenger mirror not doing that at all, which leads me to believe something was not tightened down from the factory. The black housing is secure on the door, but there is a lot of play in where that connects to the mirror housing. I can feel a big difference in play when pushing it up by hand. The driver side move a lot, the passenger side doesn't.

Anybody else having this problem? Anybody adjust one before? There is, what looks like, a removable panel on the bottom of the mirror mount, but with my luck, it's probably never meant to be taken back out, and I'll break it trying to remove it. Any info will be helpful.

Rick
 

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Thanks for that. I just went out and checked. There is still the same amount of play in it, and I didn't hear that reset click. I suspect it wasn't put together right. Grrr. I just had service done too and forgot to mention this. Closest service is an hour away.
 

Only time mine bounce is if i extend them while im driving!!!
I'm thinking they didn't tighten it down right. I just tried the (reset) above, and nothing changed. I checked the horizontal play again and the driver-side has a lot more than the passenger side.
 

I'm thinking they didn't tighten it down right. I just tried the (reset) above, and nothing changed. I checked the horizontal play again and the driver-side has a lot more than the passenger side.
Yeah take that to the dealer. Mine don't shake at all.
 

Since I bought the '24 AT4 HD, I noticed right away (like when turning out of the dealership parking lot). The trailer mirror bounces around a lot. I thought it was normal and just lived with it. Fast-forward ~six months, Saturday, I was pulling a Jeep Wrangler with a broken transmission off a poweline trail (very rocky terrain, where he blew his tranny.....man that sounds bad in our new post-modern America....). I saw the driver-side mirror bouncing like crazy, but then I noticed the passenger mirror not doing that at all, which leads me to believe something was not tightened down from the factory. The black housing is secure on the door, but there is a lot of play in where that connects to the mirror housing. I can feel a big difference in play when pushing it up by hand. The driver side move a lot, the passenger side doesn't.

Anybody else having this problem? Anybody adjust one before? There is, what looks like, a removable panel on the bottom of the mirror mount, but with my luck, it's probably never meant to be taken back out, and I'll break it trying to remove it. Any info will be helpful.

Rick
Sounds like it was a Monday or Friday when someone at the manufacturer assembled your mirror
 

So I noticed that my 24 HD AT4 mirrors "bounce" when extended only. Please let us know what u find out.
 

UPDATE: After almost a year, I brought it to a dealership. They agreed it wasn't right. They replaced it under warranty, no cost to me. The second I drove off the lot I noticed positive difference. No more bouncing around at all. Now I'm kicking myself for not getting it done last year. That bouncing mirror was annoying as F***. It's perfect now.

Did you know that cost of that mirror (If I had to pay for it) is $1500?
 

UPDATE: After almost a year, I brought it to a dealership. They agreed it wasn't right. They replaced it under warranty, no cost to me. The second I drove off the lot I noticed positive difference. No more bouncing around at all. Now I'm kicking myself for not getting it done last year. That bouncing mirror was annoying as F***. It's perfect now.

Did you know that cost of that mirror (If I had to pay for it) is $1500?
:oops: 3 grand for mirrors? Gives a person a reason to fold them in!
 

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