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, ...
- 10-22-08 11:32 PM #1Cadillac Owners Member
- Automobile(s): Cadillac
- Join Date
- May 2008
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...
- 10-23-08 12:14 PM #2
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.Rest in Peace, J.D. (aka Dirt_Cheap_Fleetwood)