Vanity Mirror Door May Break on Mercedes-Benz S500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 85,059 (14,500–140,000)
7 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006
34 people reported this problem
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Purchased vehicle in 2006 with broken passenger vanity mirror door.
both Lt and rt vanity lights inop. I'm guessing new visor asm.
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.
the plastic in corner broke off
I am still looking for a fix.
Passenger vanity mirror, plastic arm broken
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.
Vanity mirror door broke
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.
Yes, I have a similar problem at the driver's side.
Both Mirror framws broken.
mirror door won't close completely and light will not stay on unless holding it.