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Does anyone else have a rear view mirror that shakes and vibrates at the slightest bump. I found that my mirror feels like it is loose or not in all the way and able to sway around a few millimeters, enough to get it shaking so that I can't see out my mirror for a few seconds.. Anyone else have this problem?
 

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If it's the mount, pop the plastic cover from the roof panel and tighten the hold down screw. Oh you're metric so you may have to turn it left. :D 8)
 

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Re: former chaky mirror now no mirror!!!!

OKay, So I never got a chance to tighten the screws because I went to adjust my mirror and it just fell down! WTF? I looked at the mount for the mirror and it is barely held in place by plastic pieces... Do you think Nissan will replace it for me?
 

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That should absolutely be covered under the warranty. Not only is it an "initial problem with vehicle" complaint, but they are also looking for "initial problems with new model line" complaints. My guess is that once the dealer sees the problem, they'll be extremely quick to resolve it. Let us know how you make out.
 

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Mine only shakes when I crank up the stereo and the base on five! ;D

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My mirror broke too. It started shaking a lot then when I hit a pot hole it broke right off. The plastic bracket that holds it is a piece of junk. Order a new one for $16 and it's very easy to change. Gonna email nissan and tell them its a design flaw. Another friend of mine also has a cube and the same thing happened to his. We live in New York City which is the pot hole capital of the world so our cars take a bit more abuse than people who live in other places.
 

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If you went to Nissan they should have replaced it for free.... Although you would have to wait like 2 hours!
 

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The iriginal mirror that came in my Cube was not very good so I replaced my rear view mirror with a Lane changer rear view mirror.

If anyone is interested in replacing their original mirror on their Cube here's the web address so you can check it out. http://www.lanechanger.com/

I mounted it on the windshield instead of the place where the original rear view is mounted.
It comes with all you need to mount the mirror on the windshield.

The Lane Changer is good as it has the standard rear view on the bottom and the top is a panorama wide view so you have less blind spots. It is good for seeing kids and passengers in the rear of the vehicle.

It does take a little getting used to but so far it is a good setup for a rear view mirror.

Happy Cubing!!!!!!!

cubelover57
2010 Cube SL
Steel Grey/Light Gray Interior
Odessa, TX
 

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Chompsticks said:
If you went to Nissan they should have replaced it for free.... Although you would have to wait like 2 hours!
I called the dealer I bought my cube from and they said I would have to take it in to be checked and then if they determined it was broken they would order the part, then I'd have to make a second trip there for them to change it. The bigger problem is that my dealer is about an hour from my house and with the tolls would cost me $12 anyway. The place I'm getting it from is 5 minutes from my house. I'll spend the extra $4. :)
 

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yeah i wanted to start a thread on this but never got to it. i have a sub solo l5 and its pretty crazy i put it on the lowest setting and it still shakes that mirror also when i hit potholes and stuff like that. I would love to get a new one at the dealers!
 

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wholy crap!!!! mine just broke yesterday and there,s already a bunch of broken ones lol! this happen actually odd, everytime we leave the cube we leave the dog she is pretty much medium size so we always find the gauges all screw up one looking one way and the oter looking the other....anyways turns out the freaking dog manages to claim up there and lay next to the carpet shag......thats why the gauges are always off place but yesterday when i caught her i told her to get down off the dash freaking dog :mad: lol! she went down but she took the freaking mirror with her the whole thing came down lol! im like WHATTA HELL!!!!! i look at it and saw what everybodys talking about the whole mirror is held by a flimsy piece of plastic round shaped that is held to the base by some tinny looking clips :( :( another one down for nissan
but i wont bring it to the dealer or buy a new piece again...in the end is gonna do the same again and i also have the broadway mirror so i will find a quick fix to make it stay on pklace hard
 

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Apparently Nissan designed the mirror that way so that in case of an impact the mirrors should fall off.... Thinking in my head... (As a flying projectile!)

I am not sure if I understand the point behind the mirror flying off in an impact though... To avoid possibly headbutting a solid plastic piece and a mirror into your eye or head? I mean that mirror could fly and hit the person in the rear seat instead! :eek:
 

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Chompsticks said:
Apparently Nissan designed the mirror that way so that in case of an impact the mirrors should fall off.... Thinking in my head... (As a flying projectile!)

I am not sure if I understand the point behind the mirror flying off in an impact though... To avoid possibly headbutting a solid plastic piece and a mirror into your eye or head? I mean that mirror could fly and hit the person in the rear seat instead! :eek:
no shit!!!! lol i can just see the mirror will fly to the back and hit my dog in the face lol!
 

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Chompsticks said:
Apparently Nissan designed the mirror that way so that in case of an impact the mirrors should fall off.... Thinking in my head... (As a flying projectile!)

I am not sure if I understand the point behind the mirror flying off in an impact though... To avoid possibly headbutting a solid plastic piece and a mirror into your eye or head? I mean that mirror could fly and hit the person in the rear seat instead! :eek:
actually, when mine broke, I was going around a turn and the mirror almost hit me in a very tender area. It was a very close call. It's a stupid design feature. I'd rather smack my head into it then have it fall of and hit me in the fruit basket while I'm driving. :eek:

no shit!!!! lol i can just see the mirror will fly to the back and hit my dog in the face lol!
 

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A friend of mine who is a big rig driver told me once that New York City has potholes that you drive down into and 5 minutes later you drive back up and out of the other side. :eek: :eek: :eek: I don't know............but we have really lousy roads here in PA too. Construction and maintenance practically year round. Some of the worst in the nation due to heavy traffic. All trucks headed to the northeast have to pass through PA
 

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Chompsticks said:
Apparently Nissan designed the mirror that way so that in case of an impact the mirrors should fall off.... Thinking in my head... (As a flying projectile!)

I am not sure if I understand the point behind the mirror flying off in an impact though... To avoid possibly headbutting a solid plastic piece and a mirror into your eye or head? I mean that mirror could fly and hit the person in the rear seat instead! :eek:
Actually all mirrors are designed this way except the higher end ones clip off so they can be put back on. Nissan went the cheap route and used one time break off plastic. Then again when the expensive one breaks it costs a fortune to replace. Here is my Mercedes mirror on ebay and this price is used. I think I prefer the el cheapo Nissan idea. ;)
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/OEM-...Q5fTruckQ5fPartsQ5fAccessories#ht_2777wt_1167
 

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I once had to replace a sideview mirror on my Honda Gold Wing motorcycle - over $250. It wasn't electric or special in any way - just a mirror and it's bracket.

So far our Cube mirror is solid.

Jerry
 

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So my dog is not the only one to test the mirror. She got excited while I was washing the car, barking at the spray against the windscreen. When I was backing out of the wash bay, noticed there was no mirror!

As a safety device, if one travels as far as the mirror in a frontal impact, methinks the mirror will be the least of your worries.

If you do find yourself with a really loose mirror the following pics should help. And no, I did not try to get Nissan to replace this part on warranty, Kula paid for it from her allowance...
 

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