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Water in Mirror Indicator Lights
« on: March 31, 2009, 09:35:07 PM »
Wondered if anyone else had this problem.

I have water and what looks like a bit of algae in my mirror indicator lights. Car is only a 2007!

Wouldnt this be covered in my warranty?

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Re: Water in Mirror Indicator Lights
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2009, 10:00:00 PM »
this is a new one on me  :confused:

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Re: Water in Mirror Indicator Lights
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2009, 10:06:11 PM »
Never come across this.

On the, er bright side, it's an excuse to get tinted indicators!

The GTI isn't just a machine. It's very much a living, breathing thing.

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Re: Water in Mirror Indicator Lights
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2009, 10:26:15 PM »
I should of said, only in one - drivers side. Im having a trip to the dealers soon anyways about a rattle'y gear stick.

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Re: Water in Mirror Indicator Lights
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2009, 10:31:01 PM »
has it been smacked? any visable damage to it?

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Re: Water in Mirror Indicator Lights
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2009, 10:49:20 PM »
Sounds to me like the seal's faulty and moisture is getting into the lense, which is causing the problem.  I'm not sure whether this would be covered under warranty, but I don't see why it shouldn't be if there's no visable damage to it

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Re: Water in Mirror Indicator Lights
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2009, 10:16:36 AM »
as jim said, yep....the seals gone somehow! i would get them to swap it on warranty before the moisture does any further damage

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Re: Water in Mirror Indicator Lights
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2009, 11:44:26 AM »
Hi Pazz,

Mines booked in today for exactly the same problem!

Mine too is an 07', drivers side mirror indicator lens.

Basically, there seemed to be moisture visible in the lens & the indicator bulbs worked intermitently...... with the occasional weak flash.

Just had a call to say they have replaced the indicator unit under warranty :happy2:

Get yours booked in!


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