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rearview mirror

Discussion in '3rd Gen - 2007 - 2017' started by Mud turtle, May 28, 2020.

  1. Mud turtle

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    Can anyone tell me what type of rear view mirror this is? have no idea what all the wiring is for? There is no rear view camera screen that pops up when I go in reverse.......photo is attached...

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    I do not know specifically for the one that you have pictured.

    But I do know that from past vehicles, that the read view mirror has had electronics to automatically switch between the day/night settings based on if it senses headlight behind you. Also that forward facing item could either be for automatic wipers that sense rain, or auto dim high beams.
     
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    Electrochromic.

    You didn't specify your year, but I believe some Sync equipped Fords, sometimes only with voice navigation, have a microphone on the top of the mirror. This could also 'splain the additional wiring.
     
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    It's your typical electrochromic mirror, the box mounted behind it is the compass module.
     
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    As others have said already, it's the electrochromic (aka, self-dimming) rear-view mirror. And the microphone for the SYNC/Bluetooth is that little vented piece on top of the mirror.
     
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    Thanks for the replies, it does have voice navigation.......
     

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