When I purchased my ‘new to me’ model year 2009 DB9 recently, the dealer PPI reported that the driver’s side mirror glass was loose and needed a fix. In the Facebook forums I’ve read about mirror glass falling out on other owners cars. I suspect this isn’t a unique event going on with just my car. Let me show you how I tackled this simple repair on a ‘Saturday Morning’.
While driving I started to notice the faintest shimmy in the drivers side wing / side mirror on my DB9. I’d only really notice it in my peripheral vision, just some hint that something was shaking occasionally. It’s one of those things you forget quickly as soon as you don’t see it happening. After a few occurrences I finally decided to check the mirror to see if it was loose. Sure enough, you could wiggle the mirror body up and down. Not the glass mirror itself, but the actual main structure of the mirror assembly. I compared it against the opposite side mirror (mounted solid as a rock) and it was clear that my drivers side was loose. Continue reading “Fixing a Loose Wing / Side Mirror on an Aston Martin DB9”