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Q: How do I adjust the height of the rear view mirror?

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How do I adjust the height of the rear view mirror?

A: Adjusting the height of the rear view mirro...

Adjusting the height of the rear view mirror ensures it’s in the correct position to see vehicles behind you. Just move the mirror up or down with your hand to make the adjustments. Make sure you can see behind your car and that the mirror isn’t pointing to the rear seat.

To adjust the mirror for night driving flip the tab at the bottom.

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Here are some other good articles on using and adjusting your rear view mirror:

What Does the Switch on the Bottom of the Rearview Mirror Do?
Can I Use the Rearview Mirror to Drive in Reverse?

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