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    Hi,

    I have just purchased a 2006 Signum Elite, I have noticed that my centre and drivers side mirrors auto dim at night when required, but my passenger mirror does not seem to be doing this. Firstly could anyone confirm that the passenger mirror should auto-dim with the others, and also has anyone any ideas what may cause this (anything simple I can check) and if so how much would a repair possibly cost. (Although under 3 years old it has over 70k on the clock so I imagine Vauxhall would not cover this under the Warranty).

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    pretty sure that the near side mirror doesnt dim mate
    i have a vec design with dimming mirrors and its that same as yours, just rear view and offside mirrors

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    Think there is a thread on here to say this is normal m8...

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    i belive this is normal m8

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    yep, it's the norm.

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    Thanks guys, saved me a trip to the dealers
    Anyone know if its upgradable though?

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    A left hooker will have the dimming mirror on the passenger side - you could try and source one of those. Now whether the wiring is in place on your car or not is another matter.

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    Not just the wiring but the door module as well

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    Door module not required dont think. Its hard wired from the REC, doesnt go through the module. 90% sure of this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by plasma View Post
    Door module not required dont think. Its hard wired from the REC, doesnt go through the module. 90% sure of this.
    we can check when i get mine done

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