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Old 12-16-2016, 11:10 AM   #1
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Mirrors Loose?

I have a 2017 Palazzo 33.2; and to me, the glass in my side mirrors seem to "shake" more than I think they should (the housing/enclosure seems stable). They seem to be stable on very smooth roads with no wind; but any wind/airflow seems to make them shake - depending on which direction the wind/airflow is coming from. I can also move them a bit with my finger. Since this occurs on both sides, seems that it would not simply be something loose; but maybe they both are. Is it normal to watch traffic bouncing around, or should I have them checked out?
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Old 12-16-2016, 11:24 AM   #2
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I have a 2017 Palazzo 33.2; and to me, the glass in my side mirrors seem to "shake" more than I think they should (the housing/enclosure seems stable). They seem to be stable on very smooth roads with no wind; but any wind/airflow seems to make them shake - depending on which direction the wind/airflow is coming from. I can also move them a bit with my finger. Since this occurs on both sides, seems that it would not simply be something loose; but maybe they both are. Is it normal to watch traffic bouncing around, or should I have them checked out?
I have had to have my mirrors repaired twice for this issue. The first repair involved Fleetwood installing a support beam behind the fiberglass. The second repair was to the same mirror, but this time something inside the mirror came loose, and all they had to do was to fix that. I don't know how they did it, but it did work.
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Old 12-16-2016, 11:25 AM   #3
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There probably is an loose allen screw that should be tightened.
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There are some plastic clips that install between mirror housing and glass. Had same problem with ours and clips solved the problem. Call Thor tech and ask for them - easy DIY install.
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On our coach the Allen screws at the base of both mirrors were loose, after tightening no more prblem.
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Thanks!

Thanks to all who responded! I've checked for loose screws, and even checked the insides as far as I can see; guess I'll call Thor techs and ask for the clips.
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Get some clear RTV silicone and put about an inch on both sides of the mirror to the inside of the housing. That should fix it, if not add more RTV silicone.
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Get some clear RTV silicone and put about an inch on both sides of the mirror to the inside of the housing. That should fix it, if not add more RTV silicone.
With electric mirrors that sounds like a BAD idea.
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