Exterior rearview mirror for vehicles, in particular, motor vehicles

  • US 20010040745A1
  • Filed: 05/04/2001
  • Published: 11/15/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/11/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An exterior rearview mirror for vehicles, the exterior rearview mirror comprising:

  • a mirror base (2);

    a mirror head (5) connected to said mirror base (2) so as to be pivotable between a position of use and a parking position;

    a locking member (4) configured to lock said mirror head (5) in said parking position;

    said mirror head (5) comprising a counter locking member (16) configured to interact in a locking position with said locking member (4) for locking said mirror head (5) in said parking position;

    a guide (28) configured to guide said counter locking member (16) from said locking position into a release position when said mirror head (5) is moved from said parking position into said position of use.

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