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Old 07-02-2013, 03:00 PM   #1
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Is your rearview mirror "bleeding"?

If it is, and you're not interested in paying $400+ to a highway robber, get a hold of these folks:

Sybesma’s Electronics

They will repair the auto-dimming review mirror in your BMW (as long as it's not the Home Link version) for $79 + Shipping!



I work less than 10 minutes away from them so I went to their place of business this afternoon and popped off my mirror and handed it over. It should be ready for pick up tomorrow afternoon.

Note #1: There will be a white sticker on the arm of your mirror that has a part number they need in order to confirm what model of mirror you have. Make sure to have that available before contacting them.

Note #2: If they don't have one to exchange you'll have to send yours to them, but it sounds like they can turn them around within a day of receiving it.

The friendly folks over there said they do a TON of these repairs on the BMW mirrors so I am thrilled to have found this resource!These are the types of little gems I love to uncover in a world that seems bent on ripping off as many people as possible!

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Old 07-02-2013, 03:22 PM   #2
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Interesting. Do they do this repair also for cheaper on the sideview mirrors? New glass for them is about $79, but occurs much more frequently, which is why I am asking if the price is lower than getting a new side mirror glass..
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Old 07-02-2013, 03:24 PM   #3
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not bad. paid $100 from radar-mirror for a neighbors sos mirror repair
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Old 07-02-2013, 03:26 PM   #4
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Is your rearview mirror "bleeding"?

Not sure on the side mirrors, will ask tomorrow when I pick up my rear view...


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Old 07-03-2013, 07:55 AM   #5
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I just used Sybesma's a couple of weeks ago. Sent mirror in on a Thursday, back by next Tuesday. I live in St. Louis. Highly recommend them. Mirror came back with no indication it was ever apart.
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Old 07-03-2013, 08:43 AM   #6
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I bought a Z4 mirror for $75 instead
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Old 07-03-2013, 09:36 AM   #7
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www.radar-mirror.com did a great job on my mirror in 2011. I'm pretty sure they received, repaired and shipped my mirror in the same day. Mirror has been leak-free since.

I contacted Sybesmas first but at the time they were out of stock on components and couldn't do the repair.
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Old 07-03-2013, 10:54 PM   #8
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I picked up my mirror today and it is back to MINT condition!



These guys are awesome to deal with and do a great job, from a financial perspective it beats any other option I came across in my hunt for a replacement - and was even guaranteed to work!

Hope this info help others out as well!

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Old 07-17-2013, 09:12 AM   #9
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Sybesma’s Electronics[/URL]

They will repair the auto-dimming review mirror in your BMW (as long as it's not the Home Link version) for $79 + Shipping!
Dunno if they raised their prices from just a couple weeks ago but I confirmed over the phone that the mirror repairs are now $97. Just an FYI...
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Old 07-17-2013, 01:01 PM   #10
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I've heard good things about them. Personally, I used Radar Mirror for my repair since they didn't have a replacement in stock at the time. Came back looking brand new!
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Old 07-17-2013, 02:17 PM   #11
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I had them repair my mirror last year and it was $97. Sounds like you got a real deal ... maybe because it was walk-in service rather than mailing. Yes, they do a great job and with prompt service.
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Old 07-17-2013, 03:42 PM   #12
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Mine just started, glad I logged into Fanatics to see this.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:36 PM   #13
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So, whats happening in the mirror when if fails? If they are able to fix this problem in less than a day, assuming its not a 100K machine that fixes it, why can't I do it? If its ordering a new piece of glass, and a few wires, that's not a big deal. I need to do repair, but seems like something people should have at least an explanation of what and why it fails.

Mine failed weeks after i had the windshield replaced. Don't know if that was the contributing factor.
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