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      11-11-2012, 06:27 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Bill B. View Post
Huh? If the mirror has the sensor on the mirror face, then it is auto-dimming. And it doesn't really have a dial at the bottom, just the light.
There is also the little white square sensor (on the back of the mirror) that you can see on the above pic that detects ambient lighting.

Originally Posted by Diver View Post
I don't think it the equipment is installed. The mirror has a spot for the sensor, but the dial is missing from the bottom of the mirror. I suspect BMW may have run out of the parts and built the cars anyway.
The red clown nose is the indicator for the alarm IIRC. It does not adjust anything at least on my 2008. And I do not even have the alarm.
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