Manual: 2011/2012 Boxster

Page: 24

A - Sensor
B - Switch for automatic anti-glare operation
C - Light-emitting diode

Automatic Anti-Glare Interior Mirror and Door Mirror
Sensors on the front and rear sides of the interior mirror measure the incident light.

The mirrors automatically change to anti-glare position or revert to their normal state, depending on the light intensity.

When reverse gear is selected, automatic antiglare operation is switched off.

Information
The incident light in the area of the sensors must not be restricted, e.g. by stickers on the windshield.


Switching off the automatic anti-glare operation

  • Press switch B.
    Light-emitting diode C goes out.

Switching on the automatic anti-glare operation

  • Press switch B.
    Light-emitting diode C lights up.

Broken Mirror Electrolytes

Electrolyte fluid may escape from broken mirror glass. This fluid irritates the skin and eyes.

  • If the electrolyte fluid should come into contact with the eyes or skin, immediately rinse it off with clean water.
    Seek medical attention if necessary.


Risk of damage to paintwork, leather, plastic components and clothing.

Electrolyte fluid can be removed only while it is still wet.

  • Clean the affected parts with water.


Rear Window Defogger, Door Mirror Heating

The mirror heater is ready for operation when the ignition is on.

Switching on

  • Press button.
    The light-emitting diode in the button lights up.
    After approx. 15 minutes, the heater switches off automatically.
    The heater can be switched back on by pressing the button again.

Switching off

  • Press button.
    The light-emitting diode in the button goes out.