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    Posted: 04 Feb 2015 at 2:28pm
I can't find a logical answer to this one. So thought I'd see what everyone thinks.

Why does the switch to fold the mirrors have three settings??

Top opens them (understand that)
Bottom closes them (understand that)
Middle (no point in my opinion!)

That middle setting seems to only be there so you can half open or close them. To me that makes no sense as you can adjust the mirrors themselves!

Anyone know why that setting is there?

(I hope it's not obvious and I'm just being dumb!)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tiffany Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Feb 2015 at 2:32pm
I wild guess.... To move them a tad to get past an object when moving ?

Now were both going to seem dumb lol...
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If you use Acesdvd automatic mirror closer kit. Then you use the center position for automatic operation the other positions hold the mirrors closed permanently or open permanently.

Nothing against Dave and his fantastic after market kit, but it is a pity that Nissan never included it as part of the standard build, after all many other manufacturers do. And it is very useful, not only does it close the mirrors when you park and open them when you get back in - But you also know just by looking if the car is locked if the mirrors are closed. 
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Flick in to the middle position, get out of the car hit the lock on the key fob, watch your roof rails....

...you'll see!
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I see nothing?!? Is my leg being pulled??
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hmmmm........... do you have the glass roof?
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Yes I have the glass roof, would something happen if I didn't?

I feel I'm missing out on something!!
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Iam also in suspenders


I have the auto close open kit fitted,but unless the switch in the middle position auto closes the roof cover when the car is locked?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tiffany Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05 Feb 2015 at 12:04pm
Originally posted by bryan3 bryan3 wrote:

Iam also in suspenders


I have the auto close open kit fitted,but unless the switch in the middle position auto closes the roof cover when the car is locked?


Posh bugger lol
Is that OEM or one of of Dave's ?

Edited by Tiffany - 05 Feb 2015 at 12:23pm
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Tbh
I don't know?

Tina bought it for me for Christmas. Quality bit of kit either way,very oem looking wire,connectors and relay.
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But I don't have posh, folding mirrors
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Sorry everybody I couldn't resist! I just wondered how many people would try!

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Smacked legs for you, Frankie
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I spent at least 2 minutes looking at the roof thinking I was missing something! 

So I'm still none the wiser what that middle setting is for Ermm
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Originally posted by ash.homer ash.homer wrote:

I spent at least 2 minutes looking at the roof thinking I was missing something! 

So I'm still none the wiser what that middle setting is for Ermm


Come on guys.... Help ash out with his question.
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It's what's commonly known as a p!$$ take, it does nothing...
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Ash,
top,  ;               you  put your mirrors out
bottom;            you put your mirrors in
middle               you do the OKEY KOKEY and turn around

beware, you might be on candid camera
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If you use Acesdvd automatic mirror closer kit. Then you use the center position for automatic operation the other positions hold the mirrors closed permanently or open permanently.

Nothing against Dave and his fantastic after market kit, but it is a pity that Nissan never included it as part of the standard build, after all many other manufacturers do. And it is very useful, not only does it close the mirrors when you park and open them when you get back in - But you also know just by looking if the car is locked if the mirrors are closed. 
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I don't think there actually is a middle setting? The top and the bottom are the actual functions, the middle is just OFF.

Which begs the question are the other settings permanently ON, i.e. if you have left it in the open position whilst driving along and someone knocks your mirror closed will it automatically open immediately because the switch is still on.

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Originally posted by PR07HET PR07HET wrote:

Sorry everybody I couldn't resist! I just wondered how many people would try!



Am I the only one who realised Frankie was pulling your leg?, didnt my post afterwards give you a clue? LOL
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I was tricked! I thought I'd be seeing something amazing.

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Not sure if this is re,Evans but a) there is a button to fold the mirrors. Surely it's just a habit to get used to - press the button when ,raving the car. They close B ) the 2 little arrows are to 'switch' from right to left mirror for adjusting.
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Not sure if this is relevant but a) there is a button to fold the mirrors. Surely it's just a habit to get used to - press the button when ,raving the car. They close B ) the 2 little arrows are to 'switch' from right to left mirror for adjusting.
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It is a habit you could get used to but the main reason for me having the auto fold kit it so you can tell at a glance from a distance if the car is locked or not - mirrors folded in, car locked, simples Smile
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Yes - I find that handy too Clap.


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hello everyone,

Regarding Mr Frankie comment.

Is there a way to wire up the panoramic blind so that when you lock the car the blind auto closes.

I have the auto close for the mirrors and windows, would be nice if the car could do this.


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