Interior rearview mirror assembly

  • US 7,568,810 B2
  • Filed: 07/25/2007
  • Issued: 08/04/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/05/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An interior rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle, said interior rearview mirror assembly comprising:

  • a reflective element;

    at least one attachment plate attached to said reflective element, said at least one attachment plate having first and second mounting members protruding from said at least one attachment plate; and

    a mounting assembly that is configured to mount said mirror assembly to an interior portion of the vehicle, said mounting assembly including a toggle portion and a cam actuator, said toggle portion pivotally mounting to said first mounting member whereby said toggle portion is pivotable about a generally horizontal pivot axis when said interior rearview mirror assembly is normally mounted to the interior portion of the vehicle, and said cam actuator pivotally mounting to said second mounting member whereby said cam actuator is pivotable about a generally vertical pivot axis when said interior rearview mirror assembly is normally mounted to the interior portion of the vehicle, said toggle portion engaging said cam actuator such that pivotal movement of said cam actuator about said generally vertical pivot axis and relative to said second mounting member imparts a pivotal movement of said toggle portion about said generally horizontal pivot axis and relative to said first mounting member.

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