I HAVE JUST BURNED UP MY 3RD AUTO DIMMING MIRROR IN THIS CAR. THE MIRROR TYPE IS A DONNELLY 012017. CAN ANYONE HELP ME WITH THE SPECIFIC WIRING DIAGRAM TO REPLACE THE MIRROR'S WIRING HARNESS BACK TO THE FUSE BOX OR WHEREVER IT ORIGINATES FROM?
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Yes the S80/S60 and post 2001 V70 series cars have auto dimming mirrors which have a module designed to be programmed at a dealer when replaced. If you can read the car with Vida/Dice you can look in the Network settings to see the software version number. Only modules with a matching version number can be interchanged. If you care to browse Mattews Volvo Site you can find a repair method for this type of mirror by using the glass section from another mirror while retianiing the original controller board.
black with slim white=door switch
black with wide blue or wide dark green=accesories(switch controlled pos)
black with slim light green=live pos(always connected for map lamps)
If you wire it as such,map lamps would come on both when you open the door and with doors closed when you turn on the switches.
Gently tap the base of the mount upwards. I just replaced mine and I thought there was a cover over the winshield mount, turns out it is just pushed on to the wedge that is mounted to the windshield. Good Luck, webree
I was able to avoid buying a new mirror, but my mirror also became so foggy that it was unusable. This correction will not allow the Auto Dimm feature to work!!!!!!! But at least the mirror will function as a mirror. This took me about an 1 1/2 hours (glue needs to dry).
1) Take the mirror off the windshield metal lever held mine in place mirror then slides off disconnect wires
2) Pull the mirror apart it's glued together Don't brake the plastic
3) Seperate front glass from the auto dim element a clear front glass is sandwiched to the element with a series (or piano style) of metal clamps the element is a reflective surface the clear glass may brake, this is OK it will not be reused, Be Careful Not To Cut Yourself Don't damage the reflective element, though
4) Clean the surface of the element Be Careful Here, the element scratches more easily than the glass surface would have
5) Disconnect the 2 wire connector connected to the element circuit this is just a safety step to prevent the element from trying to work and possibly heating up
6) Put everything back together glue the mirror back together reconnect the mirror wiring if you need to (my mirror had the compass that needs power) put it back on the windshield
I performed this repair about 6 months ago and have not had any problems. The element is the reflective surface that the mirror already used, so it reflects as it should. The auto dim feature, as stated before, does not work, but I didn't have to pay a couple hundred bucks for a new mirror or a used one that would eventually do the same thing. Their is a gap from the plastic edge of the mirror to the element the width of the clear glass that was removed. It is not noticeable to anyone but you.
I had the same problem. My mirror has map lights so I disconnected the wiring harness from the mirror. I had trouble getting this done, but there is a small clip you must pull back to release the wiring. Once I had the mirror free the button that you must glue back on the windshield is attached to the mirror by a strong metal spring clip. I placed a screw driver under the button and popped it out of the clip. Make sure you mark the outside of the windshield first before you clean off the old glue so you will know where to glue it back. I just placed a small piece of duct tape on the outside windshield. MAKE SURE YOU GLUE THE BUTTON ON CORRECTLY, so the mirror will slide back on. I let the new glue dry for several hours before I tired to re-attach the mirror. The directions said 15 minutes, but that is not long enough. I also sprayed the clip with some WD-40 so it would slide on the button easier.
Hope this helps