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Old October 18th, 2011, 04:03 PM
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Trying to help a friend with her 02'ish suburban

Her side view mirror puked on her as she puts it. Some kind of fluid or liquid came out and ran down the side of the truck. If anyone can point me in the right direction I would appreciate it.
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Old October 18th, 2011, 04:13 PM
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If your friend has the Suburban with the automatically retracting mirrors, then I would assume it's the oil (or hydraulic fluid?) associated with that mechanism.
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Old October 18th, 2011, 04:19 PM
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I was thinking that it was some kind of hydraulic fluid. But I am totally unfamiliar with "modern" trucks lol. Did not know that the mirror on that type of truck would have that type of feature. Also I have not had eyes on the problem just what she told me.
Tried to google but couldnt find exactly what I was looking for.
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Old October 18th, 2011, 04:21 PM
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i would have thought they'd be electric ... maybe its just water .... anything stopped working?
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Old October 18th, 2011, 04:27 PM
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I'm just going off what she told me. Hopefully I wil have have eyes on when she gets back later today.
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Is it an HD. I wonder if those had self dimming sideview mirrors I doubt it. I do love those self dimming side mirrors. What's it tase like
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Old October 18th, 2011, 07:41 PM
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Not sure what package it came with. I do know that her mirror has had a fried look to it for a while now. Like the backing has seperated from the glass itself, which has been annoying me for some time now.
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I had a grand cherokee that had the same issue after the plow went passed. i was told it's an oil in the self dimming mirror. swapped out the glass and good as new. the oil is sandwiched in between the glass and it apparently reacts to light causing that self dimming effect. all that said, I'm wrong if they're not auto dim mirrors
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