Vehicular mirror and light assembly

  • US 4,646,210 A
  • Filed: 06/20/1984
  • Issued: 02/24/1987
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/20/1984
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A rearview mirror vehicle lighting assembly comprising:

  • a rearview mirror case having a back, top, bottom and end edges and including a mirror element, said case back being spaced from said mirror element and having at least one opening therethrough into said space between said mirror element and case back, and means for supporting said assembly in a vehicle;

    lighting means for illuminating areas adjacent said assembly;

    housing means accessible from and secured to the exterior of said rearview mirror case for supporting said lighting means, said housing means including closure means for covering said opening in said case back and support means projecting through said opening in said case back for supporting said lighting means within said space, said housing means being removable as a unit with said support means from the rear of said case such that said lighting means are easily accessible for repair purposes outside said case; and

    light directing means for directing said light from said lighting means outwardly of said assembly, said light directing means including an opening through said housing means for allowing light to pass out of said assembly.

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