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Mirror question. My 2015 mirrors have the power adjust,

Mirror question. My 2015...

Mirror question. My 2015 mirrors have the power adjust, blinker, with heat and auto dim (8pin). I swapped them out for tow mirrors with same set up and mirrors are 8 pin as well. I would like for the running lights to work with the main switch. Does the computer need flashed or do I need to wire them up? A wire diagram would be very helpful as well.

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Running lights on the tow mirrors. They only come on when I lock and unlock the doors but I want them to come on when I turn my parking/headlights on

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '15 Ford?

It's a XLT Crew with tow package. But my truck and mirrors only have the small plug (8pin )

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I just installed the mirrors and plugged them in. I didn't want to do a harness swap and go to the 22 pin. The options that came with truck minus auto dim work. I want the running lights to work as well. I don't know if I will have to run a wire to a parking light, splicing into it or have the computer flashed

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Nope...that pretty much it

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Email will be fine I'm currently driving a semi so I won't be able to just look at the truck

Here are the wire diagrams. https://www.dropbox.com/s/2360mvj2tmle1ov/extmirror.pdf?dl=0

If you only have 8 pin mirrors then you just have turn signals, not parking lights. The mirrors with parking lights have 20+ wires to them. So you not only need different mirrors, you need extra wiring as well.

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in other words, I will have to do some wiring.Not a big deal. Thanks

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