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Old 11-02-2010, 09:33 AM   #41
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I called them this morning and they said they do not currently have the glass to perform this repair. They may have it in 30 days is what they told me. No go, bummer.
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Old 11-02-2010, 10:06 AM   #42
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I called last week, same thing. Kind of weird driving around with no interior rear view mirror. Like being in a low, fast box truck.
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Old 11-02-2010, 10:12 AM   #43
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Funny. I may try to find a stick on one for cheap at Autozone or something in the meantime. Don't feel like being in a low, fast box truck especially with snow coming soon.
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Old 11-24-2010, 03:14 PM   #44
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Just called them. And they said that they can only repair BMW mirrors for now. So you have to send yours first. Said usually takes about 48-72 hours plus shipping
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Old 11-24-2010, 04:03 PM   #45
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Just called them. And they said that they can only repair BMW mirrors for now. So you have to send yours first. Said usually takes about 48-72 hours plus shipping
This is great that i found this thread. Its $95 + shipping. You ship yours to them and they send it back fixed. YET if you have homelink like i do they have no means to test it and don't repair or work on the electronics.

Here is the exact e-mail sent to me from them

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Thank you for the order. Unfortunately, we do not have the plastics in house to build you a mirror as a pre-exchange as we do not support mirrors with home link. However, if you would like to send your mirror into us, as a repair and return, we will gladly exchange out the defective glass cell. Please be advised that in order to do this we must open the plastics in your mirror. In the rare instance your plastics break beyond repair, Sybesma's will make every effort to find a comparable replacement but no guarantees are made. Also, be advised that we are unable to test the operations in the home link feature, so your mirror may or may not have this as an operable function upon completion of the repair. The cost for repair is $95 (including shipping/handling) which will be retained up front prior to the repair. Customers in Canada will be charged $120. If unit does break, $15 will be retained as a bench fee and $80 refunded. (If you would like your mirror shipped back, an additional $16 in shipping/handling for charges will apply) (Canadian shipping varies for return) Please send your mirror along with contact info (or the initial order form sent) stating you would like the mirror repaired and returned.



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Old 11-24-2010, 05:54 PM   #46
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Got mine from them about a year ago. Very easy to deal with and they send you the box to send your old one in. My new one works perfectly good stuff!!!
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Old 11-28-2010, 11:35 PM   #47
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Excellent! I knew about this already adn got my mirror replaced. I have another mirror which im gona get replaced and keep it as back up.
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Old 12-09-2010, 01:30 PM   #48
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can they help me from Europe?
my M3 rear view mirror has a bubble...can i send to them only the mirror(glas),withou the body?
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Old 12-12-2010, 11:26 PM   #49
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They helped me in Australia. thought the cost was 175.00USD + return shipping of $50.00AUD

You'd need to ask them about what "part" they require, I suspect it will be the entire mirror.
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Old 12-13-2010, 03:08 AM   #50
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Old 12-13-2010, 06:58 PM   #51
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Yeah I just approached them also and got the exact same form email response as djoutofsight even though I hadn't submitted an order or anything. Also when I asked further questions:

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At this time we have no ETA on when we will receive plastics. The price for repair and returned to Australia is 175.00 us money and the repair takes only 24 to 72 hours and shipping back to Australia I would think around 4 to 6 days but it could be longer or faster.
I asked about new plastics so they could do the core return since I can't go without a rear view mirror for a week or two. Looks like the only option other than a new one from a dealer ($1k?) or a used part from somewhere which would probably be hard enough to find.
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Old 12-13-2010, 07:52 PM   #52
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Looks like the only option other than a new one from a dealer ($1k?) or a used part from somewhere which would probably be hard enough to find.
Mine wanted $1600 or something stupid like that...

you could try and grab a standard e46 one from a wrecker, or pick up some kind of temp stick on one? http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Car-Auto-Inte...item27b68fab96
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Old 12-13-2010, 08:05 PM   #53
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Damn that would be ugly that cheapo one on ebay. Yeah forget that. Just tried my E36 M3 mirror as temp replacement and it's fine. They all use a pretty standard mounting it appears. I won't connect the electrics (it has auto dim also) just in case they're different. Otherwise there's one on ebay for $55 in Brisbane which would probably suit.

I guess the sooner I get it off to them the better. I'm probably going to hit Christmas delays though... Nuts. They're not the most forthcoming with information at the moment like address and addressee either.

I also have some concern about the plastics breaking and them sending me back a broken unit though. Hopefully they've got it pretty well figured out.
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Old 12-14-2010, 12:21 AM   #54
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Damn that would be ugly that cheapo one on ebay.
Yup.. Ugly as all hell. (probably unusable as well.. I can see it falling off every 30 seconds or so..)

I should clarify I was only suggesting it for a couple of weeks... while you get the real one fixed.
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Old 12-14-2010, 12:50 AM   #55
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Sure. I knew what you meant... Filled out their form today although I don't think it matters so much since I'm sending my mirror to be fixed rather than exchanged. Hopefully I can get it sent off tomorrow and get it done and at least on the way back before Christmas.
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Old 12-28-2010, 06:05 PM   #56
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Just to report back. I sent my mirror on the 15th December using regular Australian registered parcel at a cost of $27 + $9 for some US security surcharge.

I received an order confirmation late on the night of the Wednesday 22nd December (AU time).

I received the repaired mirror by Fedex early this morning Wednesday 29th December (AU). I didn't get a tracking number or anything via email ( I like following the tracking). It just showed up. Just putting the tracking number from the box into Fedex shows that it was sent out at 4:42pm on the afternoon of the 22nd. So they received, fixed and sent it in one day. So that's a pretty awesome turn around.

And even Fedex got it through fairly quickly with Christmas. Wish I could say the same about a DHL package I'm waiting on from Deutschland with my CarPC bits.

Looks as good as new although it is my original since they didn't have the plastics and mine was in perfect condition to begin with. I'm yet to properly test the auto dimming functionality but will do when it's dark tonight.

A1 service. Couldn't be happier. I managed to make do with my E36 mirror in the mean time and didn't have to resort to buying a spare fortunately (trying to sell the E36 so had to swap it back a couple of times).
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Old 07-02-2013, 12:27 PM   #57
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Crazy!

I just realized that I work less than 10 minutes from this place in Holland, MI and I have a mirror that's "bleeding"!



Heading over there right now to discuss it face-to-face!

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Old 07-02-2013, 02:28 PM   #58
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I just realized that I work less than 10 minutes from this place in Holland, MI and I have a mirror that's "bleeding"!



Heading over there right now to discuss it face-to-face!

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Let us know if they are still doing this service and if the price is still $75.
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Old 07-02-2013, 02:36 PM   #59
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Good news, they are definitely still performing this service!

The current cost is $79 + Shipping, but that sure beats the $400+ some jack wagon on eBay or the the dealer's are asking for!

I popped the cover and the mirror off the window in their parking lot and handed it over to them around noon today. They took my number and my $ and said I should have it back tomorrow afternoon sometime.

No complaints so far, I'll let ya know how it turns out tomorrow...

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Old 07-05-2013, 12:22 AM   #60
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oval mirror replacement - your prayers are answered

How'd it turn out?


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