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Old 05-16-2013, 09:43 PM   #1
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rear view mirror

So I've noticed that I have to adjust my rear view mirror a lot. I get it just right, and then a while later it's out of whack. After a while, I end up looking at the back seat. It seems that the vibrations (I guess from the engine) cause it to move out of place. When I'm driving on the freeway, if I look in the mirror, it's always shaking. Sort of like when a song with heavy bass is playing.

Does anyone else have this problem?
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Old 05-16-2013, 09:46 PM   #2
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Nope...

Well when I crank the radio up it dose shake. lol
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Old 05-16-2013, 09:48 PM   #3
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Wife was saying just the other day hers drops after a couple days or so.
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Old 05-16-2013, 09:55 PM   #4
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I've noticed it too. Yet it seems tight enough to stay put. HUMMMMM
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Old 05-16-2013, 10:00 PM   #5
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Yeah, I adjust multiple times per trip
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Old 05-16-2013, 10:59 PM   #6
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Seems like once a week I get in and it is just all wrong - as long as it doesn't get any worse it seems ok to me. If it gets too bad maybe I'll do the frameless retrofit I've read about
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Old 05-17-2013, 04:16 AM   #7
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I've noticed it, but not as bad as your saying. And my speakers are stock, but I have them adjusted as such and turn it up enough that the mirror does shake from that sometimes.
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Old 05-17-2013, 10:52 AM   #8
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Yup. Was wondering if it was just me. Guess not.
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Old 05-17-2013, 10:54 AM   #9
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no problems here, just the vibration from the bass.
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Old 05-17-2013, 03:23 PM   #10
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Yep. All the time. I'm constantly looking at the rear seats.
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Old 05-17-2013, 03:37 PM   #11
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I noticed it for the first time today, it was not pointing down though, it was out of whack though, i had to put it back in whack. I don't have a sub either, yet.
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Old 05-17-2013, 04:52 PM   #12
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Vibrations from the bass, but I've not had to re-adjust the rearview
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Old 05-17-2013, 05:34 PM   #13
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never adjust mine but its a 2013 and not so heavy as others.
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Old 05-17-2013, 05:40 PM   #14
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Me too; mine always falls out of place. It seems loose, and I will bring this up to the dealer when I go.
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Old 05-17-2013, 06:05 PM   #15
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I wouldnt know , I never use the rear mirror much , sides tell the story , Of course I drive a full size van , so maybe that is why?
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Old 05-17-2013, 06:13 PM   #16
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never adjust mine but its a 2013 and not so heavy as others.
I think this is the key. Because he 2012 has the backup camera screen in the mirror, it is probably quite a bit heavier and the pivot mount cant hold it up if u hit bumps, or have sub bass.
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Old 05-17-2013, 08:24 PM   #17
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Wife was saying just the other day hers drops after a couple days or so.
Dropped after a couple days .

Not sure if I heard that one before , but on the radio , sometimes they have some comercial , that says something like this ,,,,if longer than four hours , call you doctor ,,,,
Well I guess it's up to you in this case to make the call
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Old 05-17-2013, 09:52 PM   #18
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no problems here, just the vibration from the bass.
We have the "frameless" mirrors, which are lighter in weight. Seems the 2012 and older ones are heavier, and vibrate loose easier.
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Old 05-17-2013, 09:58 PM   #19
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yes I have the issue, and I had it in my Avalanche as well, and my niece has it in her Malibu..

I have resolved it by removing the mirror, putting some double sided 3m tape on the mirror post on the window, very thin kind you can get @ pep boys.. and reinstalling the mirror.

just be careful you don't fold it as you reinstall.

it seems to have tightened up the mirror and stops it from moving..

I find it happens a lot on very crappy roads, to whit L.A. has plenty.
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Old 05-17-2013, 10:15 PM   #20
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Yep. Mine moves also. Like others have said. I thought it was just mine.
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Old 05-17-2013, 10:28 PM   #21
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I have had no problems with either mirror I have had, I got 2 12's in the truck as well. I upgraded my mirror to the autodim so I have a stock mirror I can sell. I never had a problem with it being too loose. PM me if anyone wants to make an offer.
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Old 05-17-2013, 11:56 PM   #22
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seems to be a problem with the mirrors with the backup LCD in them, they are really heavy.

all 3 cars I mentioned all have the same mirror..
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Old 05-17-2013, 11:59 PM   #23
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seems to be a problem with the mirrors with the backup LCD in them, they are really heavy.

all 3 cars I mentioned all have the same mirror..
I have the backup LCD in mine, but I've never had this issue. I also rarely use the stereo as I enjoy listening to the motor much more.
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:53 AM   #24
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Me too; mine always falls out of place. It seems loose, and I will bring this up to the dealer when I go.
Oh wow!

Sincerest apologies to hear about that. Please send me a PM with the name of the dealer you're going to see and when you're planning to go.

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Old 05-18-2013, 01:32 PM   #25
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my 2013, is frame less, and seems fine to me
but, since I got the 3" cat back, and JRE tune...I don't use the radio much!
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