BMW E46 M3 E39 M5 Oval Rear View Mirror Auto Dim Dimming Replacement Glass Cell. X8R Ltd is a British company completely dedicated to providing high quality improved design vehicle components; correcting original manufacturers design faults. We take the common faults associated with a variety of vehicle manufacturers parts and re-design and manufacture parts that will not fail again or that will prevent damage to vehicles. Poor visibility through the rear view mirror, bubble in the centre of the mirror, auto dimming function has stopped working, liquid appearing behind mirror glass, a wave / fluid visible in the glass, mirror permanently dimmed, interior trim damaged / melted beneath the rear view mirror typically around the gear lever trim. These are all common symptoms of a failed rear view mirror glass cell.The glass cell within the rear view mirror fails, leading to a distorted view, a bubble in the centre of the mirror or the cell can even leak damaging the interior of the vehicle. The OEM Magna Donnelly glass mirror cells fitted within the rear view mirror housing of the BMW E46 M3 and E39 M5 commonly fail; leading to the glass distorting or bubbling. These OEM mirror cells feature a sandwich design with a fluid in the middle which enacts the dimming function. Around the outside edge is a seal keeping the fluid contained.
Over time this seal breaks down and the highly corrosive fluid escapes the housing which can damage the interior trim /leather within the vehicle. This is a common fault which has affected 1,000s of M vehicles worldwide. Install our replacement glass cell and restore function for the lifetime of the vehicle. Our brand new improved design glass cell can be installed simply following our instructions and video, replacing the original faulty cell.No need to send your mirror away, you can carry out this repair at home. Using our improved design glass cell you can replace just the rear view mirror component that fails. Our glass cell is manufactured to far higher standards than the OEM part and is designed to never leak. Our cell allows you to retain the same auto dimming function; our replacement operates, dims, and fits in exactly the same way as the OEM part. It has even been commented that the dimming function works better than the OE part; dimming / undimming faster. If your rear view mirror has not yet failed or is showing symptoms of deterioration; installing this cell is a good preventative measure, it seems all OE mirror cells fail sooner or later and if not caught early enough can damaged interior trim. Direct replacement for the BMW oem dimming mirror. BMW E46 M3 E39 M5 Oval Rear View Mirror Auto Dim Dimming Replacement Glass Cell Repair Fix Kit Installation Instructions - YouTube.
Video will open in a new window. Vehicles affected and part numbers. BMW E46 M3 20002006 BMW E39 M5 19982003 Associated part numbers: 51167892261, 51167892264, 51167892263, Vehicles with auto-dim oval rear view mirror.
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This item is in the category "Vehicle Parts & Accessories\Car Parts\Interior Parts & Furnishings\Interior Mirrors". The seller is "x8rltd" and is located in Broadstairs. This item can be shipped worldwide.