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Old 10-21-13, 02:23 PM   #16
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It should be noted that radarmirror.com fixes these for $99.
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Old 10-21-13, 10:07 PM   #17
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marks on the mirror are caused by excessive pressure on the mirror, There is no fix for this.
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Old 10-23-13, 09:09 AM   #18
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Actually it seems like it's repairable, look at post#29:

https://www.clublexus.com/forums/gs-...uestion-2.html

I sent mine in yesterday so we'll see how it goes...
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Old 10-30-13, 11:34 AM   #19
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Radar-mirror.com is LEGIT.

The mirror arrived today after about a week and I must say it was definitely worth it! It was about $100 w/shipping.

I don't have a picture of my mirror before the repair but I can tell you it was horrible; black spots, lines, haziness, etc...
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Old 10-31-13, 01:27 PM   #20
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How do you take the mirror off? If there is already a thread, can someone list the link for me.
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Old 11-11-13, 04:55 PM   #21
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I just did mine about 15min ago.

Bought the mirror panel directly from radarmirror (no warranty if installing yourself, but I don't care)

It is super easy and took me under 10min - it is optional to remove the mirror from the car, I chose NOT to.

Unsnap the mirror frame, then you will see 2 wires soldered to the metal frame of the glass.

Tin the new frame in a couple spots and solder the wires to it.

Replace the foam weatherstrip on the back of the glass ( I had some nice Traxxas stuff that came with my slash 4x4!)

Put the mirror in place and replace the frame (snap it in carefully so as not to put pressure on the mirror) and make sure the circuit board and rubber button are correctly positioned.

Voila!

Tested mine with a flashlight shining on it and works like a charm!
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I have a Lexus 2006 IS. The inside rearview mirror has started to get black spots and lines and the replacement cost is $825. I believe that it is defective ,but the dealership does not agree. Has anyone else had this problem ?
I have same problem. Called dealer and does not want to fix it. I even have extended warranty and trying to see if this is covered. If you find our anything let me know.
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Old 03-04-14, 05:49 PM   #23
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What year is your car stpatel?
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I need this today!
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Old 07-09-14, 11:34 PM   #25
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How much was it for just the part?

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I just did mine about 15min ago.

Bought the mirror panel directly from radarmirror (no warranty if installing yourself, but I don't care)

It is super easy and took me under 10min - it is optional to remove the mirror from the car, I chose NOT to.

Unsnap the mirror frame, then you will see 2 wires soldered to the metal frame of the glass.

Tin the new frame in a couple spots and solder the wires to it.

Replace the foam weatherstrip on the back of the glass ( I had some nice Traxxas stuff that came with my slash 4x4!)

Put the mirror in place and replace the frame (snap it in carefully so as not to put pressure on the mirror) and make sure the circuit board and rubber button are correctly positioned.

Voila!

Tested mine with a flashlight shining on it and works like a charm!
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Old 07-10-14, 07:01 AM   #26
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My CPO had this issue when I first bought it. My dealership didn't want to replace it even though it was a CPO so I called Lexus headquarters. This was not something that should have been overlooked during the CPO inspection. In the end, it was replaced with one of the newer mirrors and Lexus HQ gave me $300 in Lexus Courtesy credit.
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Old 07-10-14, 09:04 PM   #27
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My CPO had this issue when I first bought it. My dealership didn't want to replace it even though it was a CPO so I called Lexus headquarters. This was not something that should have been overlooked during the CPO inspection. In the end, it was replaced with one of the newer mirrors and Lexus HQ gave me $300 in Lexus Courtesy credit.
Does your new mirror have a compass?
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does anyone have a pic of their defective rear-view mirror, I have a 07 and noticed i have some spots of black and it appears hairline cracks behind the mirror lens? ....I do have extended warranty but just want to confirm with someone who has a defective mirror.
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Old 07-11-14, 07:15 AM   #29
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Does your new mirror have a compass?
No compass on the new one and the homelink buttons are under the mirror.
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