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    Vectra dimming mirror help please

    Trying to wire in the poxy thing and i think im going to go mad....

    Have i got this right?

    Grey (mirror) (extended using yellow) -> Grey wire (interior light)
    Black (mirror) (extended using black) -> Black thin wire (interior light)
    Brown (mirror) (extended using red) -> Earth (either screw hole or interior mirror)

    Didnt work like this so i chopped into the thick black wire but that cant be right as its got two different coloured wires running through it.

    I know its not night but you can cover the sensor to check if the mirror works. Mood light on the mirror doesnt work either so it cant be right.

    Uploaded a pic as well so hopefully someone can point out where im going wrong.......



    Thanks for any help/advice.
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    You have PM.
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    Thanks SQ for the pm.....

    Is this right.....

    Brown mirror (pin2) to screw hole above light.
    Black mirror wire (pin1) to astra red/white ignition

    No need for the grey wire from mirror unless connecting to reverse.
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    Just looked again and i dont have a red/white wire.

    Theres a red, a red/blue, thick black, thin black and grey coming from interior light.
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    Connected the black wire from mirror to the red wire in interior light. Dims when sensor covered and amber mood light lights up now.

    Hope its right.
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    That's it, light only comes on with ignition & darkness.
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    Thanks for your help!
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    lol - red wire - bad, thin black wire correct.

    Reconnected and all working. Ta SQ
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    This is so helpful I've been trying to figure out how to wire in my Vectra C mirror, so I tap the earth into the roof and connect live feed from mirror into the thin black wire coming from the interior lighting? This should be in the How 2 section, its so helpful thanks guys.

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