Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Side mirror control switches not working

asked by on

I can't control the side mirror with the control switches, and the doorlocks do not work properly.

A: Hello. If these both stopped working at the...

Hello. If these both stopped working at the same time, then you may have a power failure to the switches or a wiring problem in the door. It is common for the wiring that enters the door to get pinched and fail. A mechanic would remove the door panel and check for power at the switches. If there is no power then the wiring would be checked at the door jam to see if there is power there. If there is, then the wiring in the door has failed. If not then it may be a fuse or wiring at the fuse box. If you plan on having a mechanic look at this, consider YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic will come to your home or office and inspect the electrical components.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Battery replacement.

Your battery can be installed at any repair facility and does not have to be installed by a dealer. In fact, one of our qualified professionals can even come to your location (home or work) and install a battery for...

Q: Loss of power - 2006 Infiniti G35

Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. Since you are getting different sensors acting up, check all of the connections to all of the sensors and make sure that there is no missing bolts. There could be a vacuum leak causing...

Q: Engine overheating even though coolant fan was running

This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...