More than just an instrument that allows you to constantly check how you look, your Dodge Durango mirror is there for your safety. This is the reason why you should solve problems with the mirror as soon as possible; not because of vanity. To help you out, here are answers to some problems experienced with car mirrors:
Like any other bolted-on part in your car, your mirrors are bound to get loose. The primary cause of this would be the mirrors' age, but the strong slamming of the doors and constant readjustments also contribute.
To set things straight, the mirrors should be bolted on the base, while the base should be properly installed on the car. Some car mirrors have both assemblies bolted on by screws which you can easily see. A slight tightening would be able to solve the problem. However in some products, the mirrors are simply jammed in between the plastic base and frame. These types of mirrors get loose more easily; you may need a good adhesive to solve the problem.
It doesn't require a strong typhoon or a mudslide to get your car mirrors dirty. On one hand, dirty side mirrors can be caused by: the dirt from the road that build-up, you forgetting to wipe the water on the mirror, or a puddle that was unintentionally splashed at the mirror. On the other hand, the rear view mirrors can get fogged up by: the air-conditioning system; the moisture of your car; or the air-freshener that evaporated and built-up on the mirror. Fingerprints are also common marks found on both mirrors. Simply put, you cannot avoid a dirty or fogged mirror.
Getting scratched is more of a problem with the side mirrors since they are the ones exposed. The scratches can be caused by a car grinding on yours but we're guessing that we don't have to anything say about it since it's an accident-sue the driver. Scratches can also be caused during the cleaning process; there is a chance that you used a rough cloth or fabric to wipe the mirrors or you were wiping too strongly.