Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum Discussion, smoking mirror in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; ok, so yesterday i was driving and then i started to smell some burning plastic, im like what the hell, ...
ok, so yesterday i was driving and then i started to smell some burning plastic, im like what the hell, so i pulled over and i see that my rear view mirror is smoking now im like WTF?!?!?! Then it stop, I swore I thought I was hallucinating... if anyone has seen this or its happened to you id like to know...
Automobile(s): 04 CTS-V, 05 STS, 07 SRX- All sold :(
Re: smoking mirror
Sounds like a short in the motor. If your Catera has the memory package, there's a small electric motor in the ISRVM that recalls its position. It would seem that either it or the associated wiring has overheated.