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Old 02-16-2010, 09:30 PM   #1
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Random Rear View Mirror "Burn" Mark???

This morning on the way to work I noticed that near the top/middle of my rear view mirror there was a random small (about the size of thumbtack head) circular black mark. Of course I thought it was on the exterior and rubbed it with my finger but it is not on the exterior of the glass. It looks like something to do with the auto-dimming feature burned out?? Anyone heard of something like this? I will get a picture soon if that helps.
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:56 PM   #2
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Belive that is the light sensor for the auto dimming rearview mirror. put something over it at night and see how much betteryou can see behind you
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Old 02-16-2010, 10:00 PM   #3
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I wonder why it just appeared out of the blue though. Will it need to be replaced?
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Old 02-16-2010, 11:40 PM   #4
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Believe it or not, it's been there the whole time! You just never noticed it. We all have that mark. It's the sensor that allows our rear-view and driver's side-view mirrors to dim.
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Old 02-16-2010, 11:55 PM   #5
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i always wondered what that was! now i know, cool
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Old 02-17-2010, 12:52 AM   #6
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Mine doesnt always dim. Is my Tint Affecting it somehow or is there something I can do?
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Old 02-17-2010, 07:24 AM   #7
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Old 02-17-2010, 09:16 PM   #8
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Wow, thats really strange. It's always been there but now mine is staying dark while the rest of the mirror is not during the day. Strange...maybe it will be back to normal tomorrow.
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