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Thread: DIY: Heated Outside Mirrors Retrofit

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    2018 ES 5sp

    I was taking my door panels off so I was curious if this mod would work for me.
    For reference I have a 2018 ES 5sp WITHOUT Heated seats and mirror signals but I DO HAVE the wiring for heated seats.

    First inspection showed the pigtail on the door is missing both of the extra wires as stated by OP.
    I decided to follow the loom into the car and under the dash and see if maybe it would be back there.
    With both sides the loom splits into 2 pig tails and upon inspecting these I only found a single extra pin on one of the pigtails.

    On the LH side the extra pin is a red wire and on the RH side it is a brown wire.

    I would be curious to know if this is for the turn signal light or something else going to the door.

    Unfortunately I would need to take the dash off to follow the wires more.


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    My '14 had heated mirrors. To this day I'm still not sure what build it was. It was sold and titled as an ES but came with climate control, alloys, heated seats and bluetooth, rear seat vents and more stuff I forgot about. Is that build an ES Plus? It was a 5MT.

    I think my new to me '14 SE has heated mirrors, they seemed warm when I was testing out the various electrical junk before I made the decision to buy it. I plan to electrify my '17 mirrors at some point.


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