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Interior rearview mirror anti-glare failure

'01 with compass/antiglare mirror. I must have pressed the antiglare to off a while back, because it wasn't working and I never bothered to investigate it. Today, after car sat outdoors in the heat at the dealer's for other repairs, the antiglare surface showed up on most of the mirror excepting a silver glob on the upper part. The view is distorted and murky in the daylight. Can this be reversed, or must I replace what is likely an expensive item? Did anyone ever have a fix for this?  Was the rearview mirror going out along with the clock and a few other electrical issues?  Can this be fixed without replacing it?

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The mirror is toast. There is no fix for it.
It's about $125, new.
The clock is a seperate electrical issue. Also no fix.
About $73.

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

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