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Do you notice your interior mirror dim at night?

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by canyondrive, Jun 23, 2018.

  1. canyondrive

    canyondrive Member

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    Ever since delivery our car doesn't seem to dim its center mirror at night. Side mirrors do and it's very noticeable. I pinged local SC and they told me center mirror dimming level is set to 'mild' level, and later to be adjustable via software update. I'm thinking our center mirror dimming function is really non-functional but our SC is not willing to verify. And thinking about bringing in to make them swap the hardware. Do your gals/guys cars center mirror dim at night, is it noticeable (do you see the center part darken?)? Thanks in advance!
     
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  2. iluvmacs

    iluvmacs Member

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    It does seem kinda minimal. But I can easily see the thin, non-dimmed border around it, just like the side view mirrors. So if you can see that it’s dimmer than the thin border, it’s working.
     
  3. thegruf

    thegruf Active Member

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    true?

    first I've heard of it, but would be a welcome feature
     
  4. canyondrive

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    I asked the SC specialists a couple of times, they both told me the same thing that there will be software update so we're not touching the mirrors at this point. I don't know how though, technically you can adjust the amount of darkening?

    On the center mirror, I see no difference between the border and the center part at all. Not even slight tint of darkness. Sounds like our center mirror is non-dimming. I'll try again for them to seriously take a look and fix it if possible. Night driving is kind of bothersome with bright headlights.
     
  5. MarkBrokeIt

    MarkBrokeIt Supporting Member

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    No, I don't notice the center mirror dim. Never even thought to check the side mirrors, didn't know that they auto-dimmed in any car.
     

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