Rear Defroster Switch
audi at humanspeakers.com
Mon Jan 21 17:48:59 PST 2008
> I'm willing to bet (a half eaten bologna sandwich) that you don't have any
> modern Audis which run current through the heater elements in the mirrors at
> all times (key = on). Now way they'll last 300K miles. I've replaced one
> on my personal S4 at 60K.
> Mark Rosenkrantz
Um, ok, but that has *nothing* to do with the question?
Maybe S4 mirrors aren't as good as the old ones?
> On Jan 21, 2008 5:41 PM, Huw Powell <audi at humanspeakers.com> wrote:
>>>I'm sure that is why all of the power heated mirrors have been losing
>>>the silvering on the edges. I've never had this happen to no power
>>Wow, science. Well, an anecdote, at least. All my heated power mirrors
>>have always been fine - and that right now is two cars totalling almost
>>600,000 miles - it's the ones hanging from the windshield that lose
>>their silvering on mine! I need two or three new ones right now...
>>>>>The switch may melt. It is also bad for the mirrors.
>>>>Don't know about it hurting the mirrors.
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