Exterior mirror assembly with actuator

  • US 9,067,541 B2
  • Filed: 10/30/2012
  • Issued: 06/30/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/31/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An exterior rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle, said exterior rearview mirror assembly comprising:

  • a mounting portion mountable at a side of a vehicle;

    a mirror head portion adjustably mounted at said mounting portion;

    a reflective element at said mirror head portion;

    an actuator operable to impart pivotal movement of said mirror head portion relative to said mounting portion and about a generally vertical pivot axis to pivotally adjust said mirror head portion relative to the side of the vehicle at which said mounting portion is mounted; and

    wherein said actuator comprises at least two motors and wherein said at least two motors are operable in tandem to cooperatively rotatably drive a common gear of a gear system to pivot said mirror head portion relative to said mounting portion.

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