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  • GruvenParts Replacement High Torque Motors and Strengthened Brass Spur Gears Pre-Mounted to New Steel Main Shafts for GM Vehicles with Power Folding Mirrors.  2 Sets Shown (enough for both mirrors)
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  • GruvenParts.com Strengthened Brass Spur gear for GM Trucks Power Folding Mirrors.  OEM Left 2 Pictures, Gruven Gear shown 3rd from Left, and Installed per DIY on far right.
  • GruvenParts Replacement High Torque Motors for GM Vehicles with Power Folding Mirrors. Now comes with preinstalled motor gear and correct 19mm shaft !

GruvenParts.com Strengthened Spur Gear for 2007-2014 GM Trucks Folding Mirror Assembly

0.50 LBS

Product Description




** Click HERE for the Mirror Gear DIY Article for Full Size GM Trucks **  or (Download PDF)

** Click HERE for the Traverse/Acadia/Outlook Supplemental Instructions **


** New Options Are Now Available **

Option 1:

Buy strengthened brass gears + hi-torque motors in quantity of 1 set for 1 mirror or 2  sets for both mirrors ($49.99 / $89.99). Requires 24 hour epoxy of brass gear onto main shaft in your unit.


Option 2:

Buy strengthened brass gears pre-mounted to a new steel main spiral shaft + hi-torque motor in quantity 1 set for 1 mirror or 2 sets for 2 mirrors ($64.99 / $99.99).  Does not require any preparation to install.


Option 3:

Buy a rebuilt complete motor drive unit with new hi-torque motor and brass gear pre-installed and tested ($229.99 minus $30 core return).  Please note when buying the complete drive unit, you must choose passenger side or drivers side, and there is a $30 core refund so be sure to send back your old assembly in repairable condition.  Core returns are only applicable to complete drive units and when you are ready to return your core, please email paul@gruvenparts.com for instructions.  Your CORE must be rebuildable.  We cannot accept units which have parts other than the motor/spur gear broken as cores as we would have no way to rebuild them.


** Product Description **

GruvenParts.com is pleased to announce replacement strengthened BRASS spur gears and high torque motors for the power folding mirrors on 2007-2014 GM trucks including Acadia, Traverse, Enclave, Escalade, Silverado, Avalanche, Tahoe, Suburban, Sierra, Yukon, and Denali.  Also fits 2007-Present GMC pick-up trucks. As many have discovered, the folding mirror assembly on these trucks suffers from a thin, weak, plastic spur gear mounted to the main drive shaft.  The plastic spur gear cracks at the slightest impact or just wears out over time causing an inoperable folding mirror.  The GM motors also get weak and die quickly. Unfortunately, GM will only sell you a complete folding mirror assembly, which will cost you from $700-$1,200 ea after labor and paint, depending on the year/make/model.  And that $ would be wasted on another mirror assembly with another weak, plastic spur gear and weak electric motor that will also soon fail.  Don't waste time or hard earned money on more GM parts that will also soon fail!  

GruvenParts.com has addressed this issue by designing a strengthened spur gear made from solid gear BRASS with a thicker cross section to eliminate the stress concentrations which cause fatigue cracking in the GM plastic gear. We have also designed a replacement high torque electric motor to accompany this new metal gear. Our new electric motor is required when switching out to the metal gear, as the ground circuit in the OEM motor does not allow for a metal gear to be installed. You can buy the gear/motor combo for one of both sides, and with the spur gear pre-attached to a new main shaft, or loose. Loose gear orders require installation of the spur gear onto the main shaft using 24 hour epoxy - please refer to the DIY article link above.  We have thoroughly tested our redesigned spur gear and high torque motor using a new, OEM mirror assembly and computerized test equipment.  Our test samples barely showed any wear whatsoever, and the testing did include random wacks against the mirror, jamming the mirror operation as it was folding, and manually stressing the mechanism all in an attempt the break the gear.  Each sample was tested more than 5,000 open/close cycles and was still going strong at that point !  

This product carries a LIFETIME WARRANTY!  Provided you don't burn the vehicle, or otherwise smash the mirror into something, you can send back the motor drive unit to us and we'll replace the gear assembly and get it working again free of charge.  You would only be responsible for shipping under this warranty.


** Application ** 

Gears and Motors Fit Both Passenger and Drivers Side Power Folding Mirrors.  

All 2007-2014 GM SUV's With Power Folding Non-Tow Mirrors Including Acadia, Traverse, Enclave, Escalade, Tahoe, Suburban, Yukon, and Denali. 

All 2007-Present GM Pick Up Trucks Including all Silverado and Sierra with Non-Towing Power Fold Mirrors

This includes (but not limited to) the following mirror assembly part numbers :

25-83-12-36 (25831236), 25-77-98-49 (25779849)

This list of part numbers will continually grow as we build the interchange list.  This is in no way complete, as most GM trucks made from 2007-2014 with power folding mirrors will use this gear.  If your power folding mirror looks like the mirror shown in the DIY, this gear will fit your vehicle.


... We also have many more products for GM, including the towing mirror gears, 2015-Present SUV non-towing mirror gears, door lock motors, door handle inserts !  Check out the GM section of our website!


Product Reviews

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  1. Mirror replacement gears 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st May 2019

    The instructions were a little confusing to me. However, the clear pictures helped me to figure out what had to be done. The first mirror was slow and deliberate but the second one was much easier.

    I used a vice to remove the spring retainer. I used a socket to collapse the spring then used a slip jaw pliers to turn the retainer. Then I slowly opened the vice while it retained the spring.. Installation was done the opposite using the vice to collapse the spring and using the pliers to turn the retainer. Be sure to use a vice with vertical jaw height to keep the unit straight when collapsing the spring so it does not pop out.

  2. great product 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st May 2019

    Really good product, much better than the cheap plastic ones that originally come on the mirrors. Cheaper than buying a whole new mirror.

  3. Great Product. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 8th May 2019

    Great parts. Pay attention to the install instructions. Not for the novice. Not a quick in the driveway install. Took a total of 2 1/2 hours for me and I'm a master mechanic. Motor is faster than the OEM, but is not a problem. Saving the parts for the passenger side until it breaks. Bought the motor and assembled gear for both sides, but only the LH was broken now.

  4. 07 silverado 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 6th May 2019

    Precision machined gear,
    fit perfectly in my truck mirror
    direction sheets explained everything
    I Bought the gear already fixed to the shaft
    install was easy

  5. Works great, easy to install 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 6th May 2019

    Initially I bought the pre-attached gear and motor to install myself (I am totally blind and my sighted wife helps me out) but breaking the case was more than she felt comfortable doing so I contacted Paul and decided to go with the fully assembled Complete Motor Drive Unit. The installation was a breeze. Disassembly was exactly as documented in the PDF file. The new assembly works better than the passenger side that I didn't replace.

  6. mirror repair 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 5th May 2019

    i liked this motor and gear replacement and easy repair so i ordered another for the other side

  7. Just easy. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 5th May 2019

    Easy installation, I just used my laptop instead of printing the the 25 page online instructions, and went out and replaced both motors in 1.5 hrs. Faster than before closing and opening. It may take less mechanically inclined individuals to do it, but it was easy for me.

    I received my motors in a few days. Everyone may experience the same shipping process, as my motors were obviously in stock, and ready to go.

  8. best fix for mirrors 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 5th May 2019

    Received parts fast and secure. Very good quality. Installed parts and wow the difference it made. Folds in faster than stock and is very firm. No shake in mirror like some of the other competitors have. Ive tried them so trust me. If you're looking for a good quality part and something that will leave you happy then look no further....thanks again u guys for these replacement parts.

  9. greatparts 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 4th May 2019


  10. works perfectly! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 30th Apr 2019

    After receiving the parts, I went through the instructions online. It seemed like a daunting task, but it really wasn’t and it only took about an hour to do both mirrors. Follow the directions closely and be patient. It’s definitely worth the money and the work to install them.

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