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      02-09-2013, 08:26 AM   #23
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I did a little investigation with my own car and found the dimming feature of the side mirrors take about 3x as long as the interior mirror.

Side view mirror recovery takes about the same amount of time as the interior mirror... about 10sec.

The side mirrors dim but it happens so slowly that (as the driver) you will likely change speed or lane to avoid the glare.

Here is a little video to verify the side mirror's dim but with 3x the duration:

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      02-20-2013, 04:25 PM   #24
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I'm guessing that no one else really seems to have this problem? This happened to me again last night. Whenever there is a truck or suv behind my car, their headlights blind me from both side mirrors, with the driver side being worse. It feels like someone point a flash light directly into my eye a few inches away. This is even with 25% tint on the front windows.

This is absolutely unbearable.
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      02-20-2013, 05:30 PM   #25
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I've considered the buying wide angle mirrors (European source) to replace my side mirrors. The only problem is I don't know if the lack of dimming is a hardware or software issue. If it is a hardware issue a few hundred bucks and European mirrors will work. If it is a software issue replacement mirrors will be a waste of money. DOH!

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I'm guessing that no one else really seems to have this problem? This happened to me again last night. Whenever there is a truck or suv behind my car, their headlights blind me from both side mirrors, with the driver side being worse. It feels like someone point a flash light directly into my eye a few inches away. This is even with 25% tint on the front windows.

This is absolutely unbearable.
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      02-21-2013, 01:59 PM   #26
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Same problem here in the netherlands. Inside mirror works fine but outside mirrors don't dim at all.
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      02-22-2013, 01:48 AM   #27
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Same problem here in the netherlands. Inside mirror works fine but outside mirrors don't dim at all.
oh no...even euro one has the same issues...
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      02-24-2013, 03:39 PM   #28
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Unfortunately yes At first i thought i forgot to take this option....
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