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Super hot Wing Mirror Problem

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by tonycox, Jul 11, 2013.

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    Hi, I was driving along today and from out of nowhere my wing mirror fell out "just the mirror bit", luckily it held on due to its electrical wires. I stopped and went to put the said mirror back in and found it was really hot to touch???, I checked the other mirror and this was warm but nowhere near the other. I'm guessing a regulator of sorts has broken. Anyone had this happen?
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    bez101 Yorkshire & Humber Rep. Regional Rep

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    when i use mine thay do get hot


    they only work whn the rear heater is on
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    I have no heaters or anything on. Weird, I guess I should just disconnect the connecters for now.
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    Vex182 Guess what I drive...

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    My mirrors get hot in the winter when it's below 5c, even with the rear screen off.
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    s3mad_dude Noggies ruuuule!

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    Yep that's correct. They should work automatically when outside temp is less than 5 degs and regardless of whether heated screen is on or not.

    Does your temp gauge work correctly?
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