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It seems like ebay has cheap kits for adding heated mirrors. I'm not sure how well these will work or if they will work at all. I'm hoping there are electrical connectors sitting there connected to the defrost button that aren't connected on the US models which would make it a lot easier. Otherwise I would have to run wires to the defrost button.

I haven't taken the mirror apart but I'm assuming the motors connect directly to the mirror so the heating pads would have to connect to the plastic backing. Has anyone tried anything like this. Is this a stupid idea or is there a better way to do this? Between the morning dew and frost on the side mirrors I seriously need this feature. I need it more than I need defrost on the reat window.

The side mirrors have so many életrícal connections in there from motors to blinkers to radar and I don't want to break any of it. It really is a major mistake that Mazda chose to remove this as a cost savings.

So does anyone have any advice? Has anyone taken off the mirror and noticed that there are wires going to the rear defroster and just not connected. I've spent a lot of time Googling. Any help would be appreciate
 

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There is no way to put the cheap kits on because the pastic that attaches the mirror to the car is glued to the back of the mirror. I ordered the heated mirror from the dealer. It was about $100 for one of them. Now it is just a matter of finding a way to get a wire from the mirror into the car and into the defroster circuit.
 
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