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    Default Mirrorr Light?

    This morning, I discovered my recently acquired '53 SRi Vectra C has auto-dip mirror.
    I thought there was a lever to manually adjust to dip, but when I grabbed it, I noticed a sensor (much like my Omega, but not in the mirror, just underneath it).

    OK, I thought - I like this feature.

    Then I noticed an orange light on the magic tree (hanign from the mirror) and saw it was coming from undrneath the sensor. It want out after 10 - 15 mins (guessing).

    What is the orange light for please?

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    indirect mood lighting mate, lights up the gear lever and magic tree

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    Its to help you see in the boot when unloading

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keithy View Post
    indirect mood lighting mate, lights up the gear lever and magic tree

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    One feels that one's plonker is being pulled....................

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    Its actually there to stop the dash looking like its floating. Well thats what the VX bumf states.

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    That orrange light will stay on when you have your headlights on. Its mood lighting. Honestly, No plonker pulling.

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    The orange light will only come on in the dark, it's linked in with the auto dipping feature

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    I had those features and the auto windscreen wipers (which you probably have BTW) and I do miss them.

    Indirect night lighting is very effective in my view. Just cover the orange light when it is lit, and check out the difference.

    I have read that it is a feature first brought out by BMW.

    It's nice to have some of those extra features, which all went west when the SRI was facelifted.

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