Adjusting instrument, exterior mirror unit, motor vehicle

  • US 10,232,778 B2
  • Filed: 09/21/2015
  • Issued: 03/19/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/22/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An adjusting instrument for an exterior mirror of a motor vehicle, comprising:

  • a foot configured for attachment to a fixed element of the motor vehicle;

    a housing adjustably connected with the foot;

    a rotation axis extending through the adjusting instrument around which the housing is adjustable;

    a passage opening formed within the adjusting instrument around the rotation axis, the passage opening configured for passing through a cable tree;

    a first slot extending along a height of the housing providing lateral access to the passage opening; and

    a second slot extending along a height of the foot providing lateral access to the passage opening, whereinthe first slot of the housing aligns with the second slot of the foot upon adjustment of the housing relative to the foot to provide lateral access to the passage opening for laterally introducing a cable tree into the passage opening.

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