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: 85,059 (14,500–140,000)
7 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006
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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.
2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 40,000 mi,
the door on the mirror flops down and the frame is cracked. want to replace the mirror in passenger visor of s500. Haven't been able to use it for 2 years.
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.