Exterior rearview mirror assembly

  • US 10,099,618 B2
  • Filed: 02/10/2015
  • Issued: 10/16/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/12/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An exterior rearview mirror assembly configured for mounting at an exterior portion of a vehicle, said exterior rearview mirror assembly comprising:

  • a mounting arm configured for attachment at an exterior portion of a vehicle equipped with said exterior rearview mirror assembly;

    a mirror head attached at said mounting arm;

    an attaching element attached at a mirror reflective element;

    a shroud extending from said attaching element and partially received in said mirror head;

    a mirror actuator operable to adjust said attaching element and said mirror reflective element relative to said mirror head, wherein said mirror actuator adjusts said mirror reflective element, said attaching element and said shroud in tandem relative to said mirror head; and

    wherein said mirror reflective element is disposed outside of said mirror head and said shroud spans a gap between said mirror reflective element and said mirror head to substantially encase said attaching element.

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