Automatic Dipping Rear-View Mirror BMW 5 Series E34 as of 525i / BMW 7 Series E32 as of 9/87

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BMW Installation Instructions

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Necessary Tools and Aids:

Screwdriver for recessed crosshead screws
Screwdriver
Torx screwdriver T20
Universal cutter
Adhesive tape
Torch

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Swivel retaining arm (1) of rear-view mirror (2) by 30° in the direction indicated by the arrow and remove from retaining bracket.

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Using a screwdriver, lever off interior lamp (1) at the point marked (arrow).

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Model with electrically operated sunroof

Using a screwdriver, remove cover (1) from electric motor of the electric sunroof at the point marked (arrow).

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Model with mechanically operated sunroof

Unscrew recessed crosshead screw (1).

Remove cover (2)

Unscrew recessed crosshead screws (3).

Remove moulded cover (4).

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Using a screwdriver, lift out panel (1) at the point marked (arrow) and remove.

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Attention

On models equipped with make-up mirror, note the cable connections (4) at the sun visor (1) and the retainer (2).

All models

Release sun visor (1) from the retainer (2) and turn to the side. Unscrew Torx screws (3).

Remove sun visor (1) and retainer (2).

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Attention

Do not kink when removing the vehicle headliner.

Depending on the model, the cable (2) is tied back on the left-hand or right-hand side of the vehicle on the wire harness. Carefully pull down vehicle headliner (1).

Pull tied back wire (2) with the 3-pin plug between the windscreen and headliner.

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Fit automatic dipping rear-view mirror (1) on the retaining fixture (2), turn in the direction indicated by the arrow until it is heard to engage in position.

Pull any excess wire under the headliner.

Install removed parts in the reverse order of removal.

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Function Check

Switch on ignition and low beam.

Cover photoelectric cell (1) at the rear of the mirror with adhesive tape.

Set slide control (2) in mid-position and shine torch on photoelectric cell (3).

The automatically dipping rear-view mirror dips and the indicator LED (4) lights up.

Slide control mid-position
= normal sensitivity

Slide control to left
= decreasing sensitivity Slide control completely to left
= no automatic dipping

Slide control to right
= increasing sensitivity Slide control completely to right
= permanently dipped

Subject to printing errors, mistakes and alterations.


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