Vanity Mirror Door May Break on Mercedes-Benz S500

The door for the vanity mirror (or the frame for the door) can break; due to a redesign, the mirror "cassette" will need replacement.

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Average mileage: 87,431 (14,500–140,000)
7 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006
33 people reported this problem
problem details
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 110,000 mi,
Purchased vehicle in 2006 with broken passenger vanity mirror door.
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 65,000 mi,
both Lt and rt vanity lights inop. I'm guessing new visor asm.
2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 103,000 mi,
the plastic in corner broke off
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 125,000 mi,
I am still looking for a fix.
2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 16,000 mi,
Passenger vanity mirror, plastic arm broken
2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 98,000 mi,
Both vanity mirror frames cracked.
Dealership replaced it but it broke again so I just left it as is. It will not move to up position constantly drops down as a sun visor even when I don't want one.
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 117,000 mi,
Vanity mirror door broke
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 130,000 mi,
Purchased the car with a broken driver side vanity mirror door. I glued it shut temporarily until I get around to replacing it with a new one.
2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 70,000 mi,
Yes, I have a similar problem at the driver's side.
2004 Mercedes-Benz S500 47,000 mi,
Both Mirror framws broken.
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 59,000 mi,
mirror door won't close completely and light will not stay on unless holding it.