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Outside Mirror May Fold Out To Far on BMW 528i

Problem Description and Possible Solution

One vehicles equipped with power folding mirrors, the mirror may fold out past the standard position. Our technicians tell us that if this occurs a special procedure must be followed to relearn the correct mirror home position.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 53,479 (44,000–69,919)
4 model years affected: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014
9 people reported this problem
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Happened before warranty expired however I didn't take in until 3 days after expiration. BMW would not honor warrantyy - Chapman BMW Chandler - and charged me for replacement mirror which is $1200. I did negotiate a lower price of $700.
I had the same problem with the mirror folding outwards. The entire mirror was replaced under warranty a year ago and it has worked fine since.
Mirror (passenger) does not line up properly and therefore it's hard for to see out of. BMW ordered another mirror to replace.