BMW 5 Series: Interior rearview mirror, automatic 
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The concept

Interior rearview mirror, automatic
Interior rearview mirror, automatic dimming feature

Photocells are used for control:

▷ In the mirror glass.
▷ On the back of the mirror.

Functional requirement

For proper operation:

▷ Keep the photocells clean.
▷ Do not cover the area between the inside rearview mirror and the windshield.

    Interior rearview mirror
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