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  1. Parts For Sale
    Got a spare switchable auto dimming mirror with the red led lights for sale. 100$ shipped OBO
  2. New Member Introductions
    After paying close to $600 for a new part, I found a company in Texas that will repair your old auto-dimming rear-view mirror for $89. I Plan to repair the old one and put it on eBay. It's a nifty little feature, but not worth $600! But I live in Germany (military) and had to have it to pass...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I haven't found any decent instructions on PW on replacing the autodimming rear view mirror, even though they seem to eventually break without exception. I'm in the process of replacing mine, and this how-to, although for a different model VW, describes the process of replacing the Donnelly...
  4. WTB/WTT Section
    ya, im looking for the rear view mirror off of a w8 passat since that one is the one with the bottom red lights that shine at the bottom. it has autodim as well as a button to turn the auto dim off/on. i need it in the gray color. i had one but i dropped it today when i took it off and cracked...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know someone had done it in the past, but I can't seem to find the thread. I need to replace my rear-view but can't get in touch with Donelly at all. Any help will be appreciated.
  6. B5 Garage
    I think my auto-dimming mirror for my '00 Passat GXL failed yesterday. I'm driving around during the daytime with it on, and its getting pretty annoying. It looks like there is a darker fluid filled almost to the top of the inside rear-viewing mirror. My understanding is the liquid crystal...
  7. B5 Garage
    Hey, I was searching but found nothing... Somebody said he just hooked up one wire for power... Problem is which one, there are three, one of them brown so I would assume it is ground, but not sure about the other two... Can someone help? Thanks, Jack
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone know the correct part number for the auto-dimming rear view mirror for a '01 Passat? I have went through ETKA and other sources, found numbers, but 1stVW and World Impex list it as an invalid number. Also if anyone knows where I can get one, please let me know.
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was driving home last night in my B5 and i was being followed by what i believed to be a GMC canyon; a high riding truck which is higher than most cars you will see on the road. I have always been suspicious of the auto-dimming rear view mirror, but i understood its principle. I noticed that...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I am going to install a auto-dimming rear view mirror this weekend. The kit I bought has it connecting to directly to fuse box.....however I was wondering if my car has been pre-wired for this mirror already....saving me the hassle of running in down to the fuse box. Have anybody taking the...
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