Rear View Window mirror problem - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 04-23-2013, 08:49 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
Aviation3295's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Texas
Posts: 94
Rear View Window mirror problem

Okay,
I have an 03 TJ and just recently I have noticed something about the rear view mirror. I have the one with a compass and temp gauge. When I start the jeep, none of the gauges work, but as I am driving it is like it warms up. After a few minutes, it works like a charm. If I turn it off for a few minutes like to run into the store, it works fine, but if it for a couple hours, then it does it all over again.

Thanks in advance,
Chase

__________________
"The Jeep, the Dakota airplane, and the landing craft were the three tools that won the war."
General Dwight Eisenhower

"If you don't have time to do it right, you must have time to do it over."
Aviation3295 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-23-2013, 11:09 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
InvisiblePants's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Charleston, SC
Posts: 517
Images: 11
It is probably loosing its settings after a long sit and resetting, and then it has to recalibrate upon powering up again.

InvisiblePants is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-24-2013, 01:03 AM   #3
Jeeper
 
Asman24's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Monument, CO
Posts: 23
I have the same mirror, and I had the same problem for the first few weeks after buying it about a year ago. Now it doesn't work at all and I have tried several different things and none of them have worked. I have asked on here a few times and looked all over the internet and still no luck
Asman24 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-24-2013, 07:36 AM   #4
Jeeper
 
Rayko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: NJ Badlands
Posts: 821
I don't know about having to re-calibrate itself after sitting a few hours. I have the same setup and it works just fine right at startup.
Sorry, I don't have a suggestion or a cure. I do know it shouldn't be doing that.
Rayko is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-24-2013, 09:16 AM   #5
Jeeper
 
InvisiblePants's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Charleston, SC
Posts: 517
Images: 11
What i should have said is that there may be a problem with it keeping it settings do to some loss of power. Whether there is an internal battery that is defective or perhaps something else to that effect, i don't know. You could always call the dealership parts department and see if they have any insight into the issue.

What model number is the mirror?

Could also be something as simple as a bad connection /loose plug/bad solder point inside the mirror itself.
InvisiblePants is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:21 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC