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Old 07-25-2012, 10:21 AM   #31
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Glad I wasnt the only one this was happening to. Yes its very annoying.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:08 AM   #32
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Anyway, does anyone else have this issue? Thanks.
Mine does but it takes days. If I had an overnight issue, I would definitely have the dealer put a new mirror in and hope it was at least a little better.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:36 AM   #33
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It's mostly heat that causes it. During the summer it happens every day. During the winter it doesn't really happen at all (usually).
Sadly I'm in Florida, so I don't get much of a winter, I have to readjust every week, lol.
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:45 PM   #34
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Mine does this as well and I have to re-adjust it every couple days.
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:50 PM   #35
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I have the same issue. Auto-dimming mirror, and I park inside a garage. I heard before that someone said they thought maybe the change in temperature could cause the joint to change fit, but there's not enough of a fluctuation inside my garage. My '11 Sonata did the same thing, it was auto-dimming, too, so it's not just a Focus thing.
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Old 07-25-2012, 03:35 PM   #36
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My rear view mirror droops...Every morning when I get in my car, I have to adjust the mirror upwards a bit because it slooooowly droops overnight. I took it to the dealer today and they treated me like I was an idiot. All they did was take a picture of the mirror (which looks just like a completely regular mirror...) and said they'd call me. I don't expect to ever get that call...
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Mine does too! I always thought it was just the way I was sitting being different, but no it definitely does this. Happens slowly so that I have to adjust it once every couple days...It's the auto-dimming mirror right?
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Wow!! I'm glad someone said this, I thought I was going crazy!!
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My car does it too. Auto dimming mirror. My other car with regular mirror doesn't. So it seems to be an issue with the weight of the mirror I'd guess. Still, I just adjust it up and don't worry over it. Too lazy to get it looked at.
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Definitely happens to me.
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My car does it too, same mirror and everything. I attribute it to the heavy bass pumping out of my speakers though. It happens in every car I drive.

Seriously out of everything that could be imperfect in a new car, a droopy mirror is nothing to worry about. Why nitpick on such a nice car?
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It's mostly heat that causes it. During the summer it happens every day. During the winter it doesn't really happen at all (usually).
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Every four or five days, I have to readjust my mirror up. Now that I know others have the same issue, I will have the dealer look at when I need to have the oil changed.
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Add me to the list!

I first made note of this a few weeks ago after returning from a 2 week business trip. I got back to my car that was parked in long term parking at the air port and thought someone must have been in my car but I couldn't figure how...
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If you plan on visiting your dealers about this droopy mirror syndrome, please PM me your VIN, mileage, phone number, and dealer information (if you haven't already). I'm able to send these details to the Customer Service Manager for your regions.

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just chiming in to say I have the same issue with my auto dimming mirror. Every few days I have to tilt it back up. Yes it is an annoying issue...but I can live with it.
Since you plan on visiting your dealer in early August, I'll be sure to document this issue too.

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Old 07-25-2012, 03:54 PM   #37
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Same here, mirror drops slowly and I have to adjust it every 4 or 5 days. Not a big thing by itself, but when you add it to all the minor and medium issues I have, it's annoying.
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I have the same issue...
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...It happens in my focus too, and I've never had it happen in any other car that I've owned. It's not the end of the world, but I hope that it doesn't get worse from the constant readjustments. If it does, Ford better have a fix for it.
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Mine does too, didn't really notice it until I read this post...
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Me too.
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I also suffer from DMS. Droopy Mirror Syndrome...
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ditto on the mirror. auto dim as well...
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Likewise. Like feta I initially thought I was sitting differently as well sometimes (or changing in height over the course of the day or week) and just wrote it off to that. With this thread already showing three pages of agreement good to know it is not just me but (but bad to know it is happening)...
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Count me in.
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Yup, been doing it since I got the car. My dealer successfully submitted it to Ford for warranty approval. According to them, there are no adjustments that can be made on the mirror. Only solution was a brand-new one that, hopefully, isn't from the same bad batch. I just need to schedule an appointment to get a new one installed...
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Old 07-25-2012, 04:04 PM   #38
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Glad I wasnt the only one this was happening to. Yes its very annoying.
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Mine does but it takes days. If I had an overnight issue, I would definitely have the dealer put a new mirror in and hope it was at least a little better.
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Mine does this as well and I have to re-adjust it every couple days.
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I have the same issue. Auto-dimming mirror, and I park inside a garage. I heard before that someone said they thought maybe the change in temperature could cause the joint to change fit, but there's not enough of a fluctuation inside my garage...
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Old 08-14-2012, 08:33 PM   #39
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I have to adjust my auto-dimming every few days in the winter time, now that it's 110+ dregs outside it gets adjusted about every day.
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Old 08-14-2012, 08:36 PM   #40
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I'm wondering if maybe I can jam something like some paper into the ball socket to tighten it up a bit. I haven't looked too closely at a DIY solution yet. I assumed my dealership would be able to handle it.
gorilla glue... lol.. just kidding...

sorry u have that problem i have the same mirror but it hasn't moved at all on its own.....
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