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The compass and temperature display on the rearview mirror of my 2003 gmc yukon blinks on and off like there is a loose wire. I'm trying to figure out which wire is loose or if there is another fix I can try.

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This may be a loose connection or a bad mirror which contains the display, follow the wir to mirror, you will see where it plugs into the mirror, remove the connector and check the connector for a loose wire to connect and then plug it back in and see it that makes a diffrence if not then i would say to replace the mirror.the wiring to mirror comes out from under the roof liner and if there was no repairs done ib that area then the wiring will be okay, it very uncommon for a wiring problem in that part of the wiring unless you had work done in that area, for example a windsheild replacement. hope this is helpful, good luck.

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