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Auto Dimming Mirror

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by SuperTacoma, Oct 15, 2010.

  1. Oct 15, 2010 at 5:35 PM
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    SuperTacoma

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    It doesn't seem my auto dim mirror is working.
    Coming home tonight I did not see a difference the lights behind me were right in my eyes.
    I thought it should have a green haze.
    How can I tell?
    Thanks
     
  2. Oct 15, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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    NelsonTacoma

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    Block the sensor on the front of the mirror from any light(the side that faces the windshield) and shine a bright flash light in the light sensor on the mirror side by the on/off button. You should see a change in the glass. If not, the mirror is bad. If you have dark tinted windows (like me) it's hard to tell if it's working sometimes.
     
  3. Oct 15, 2010 at 8:04 PM
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    jpmorrisvb

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    If you have a sliding rear window, open it and test it at night.

    At first, I experienced the same and realized that the tint may be just enough to show any major change.
     
  4. Oct 16, 2010 at 4:20 AM
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    SuperTacoma

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    Thanks for the info. I will try it out tonight.
     
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