Safety, now more than ever, is a never ending issue. With the automobile population growing in leaps and bounds, the streets are getting congested and more vehicular accidents are occurring. The great news is motor companies are developing new ways to make their cars safer. From better brake pads, to isolated crumple zones to mirrors. Yes, mirrors. They are there to ensure that a car can safely maneuver knowing the location of the other cars that are on the road. This way, the number of mangled bodies of cars that end up on junkyards are diminished, as well as the drivers and passengers that are rushed to the hospital.
Chrysler mirrors can be found attached to the sides of the front side of the where it can be viewed by the driver. Both the left and the right side has one for more coverage, these are called side mirrors. In the interior of the car, another Chrysler mirror can be found installed on the ceiling in the middle of the ceiling in front of the driver, this is the rear view mirror. All these mirrors are utilized for looking at the rear. The three Chrysler mirrors are placed in a position wherein they have a continuous flow of the scene behind the car, from one side of the road flowing to the other side. When done properly, it wouldn't be necessary for the river to take his eyes of the front to turn his head to see on his or her sides and back for other cars.
The Chrysler mirrors come in a variety of designs and styles; they can be great for customization. Some of them even have different functions like having LED turn signals and power controls for easy tweaking. Chrysler mirrors are good for backing up, parking, changing lanes making turns and etcetera. Make sure that your Chrysler has Chrysler mirrors before driving so that the roads would be safer.
- One side of my side view mirror has been recently damaged and I am thinking of taking this chance to change both the mirrors. What are the things to consider when getting a new set of Chrysler mirror?
When buying a new set of side view mirrors, you have to take note of your vehicle's make, model, and year. Keep in mind the types of mirrors available, whether you need manual or electric type, the different kinds of glass, and the correct side of the mirror, either left or right side. If you opt for an electric type of Chrysler mirror, make sure your vehicle is compatible with the design features the side view mirror provides. Some additional design options may include signal lights, auto dimming, and memory functions.
- I have a Chrysler pick-up and I constantly dent my truck when backing up. What are the possible mirror options for a truck, which are not expensive?
Highly recommended for truck owners, you may want to install telescopic or towing side view mirrors. These mirrors let you see further than the usual behind the vehicle. Automotive mirror manufacturers offer a wide range of selection for these type of mirror. You may want to check out online stores first to see the different styles and their corresponding price range.
- I want to change my Chrysler body color but I am concerned whether the side view mirrors can be painted in the same color as the body. Is this possible? How to go about it?
It is possible to paint your Chrysler mirror in the same color as the body. However, you have to check first whether you have painted or textured side view mirrors. Generally, textured-surface mirrors cannot allow painting. Only mirrors that have smooth surfaces can be painted to match the body. You may need to do some priming tasks as well as sanding works to prepare the surfaces for painting. For an accurate assessment, you should bring your vehicle to a reputable auto body shop.
- My Chrysler mirror was damaged while parking in to a tight space. Is it possible to repair the mirror on my own? How to do it?
Depending on the gravity of the damage, you may repair the mirror on your own. If only the glass is broken, you can just replace the glass and still use the mirror housing as well as the adjustment mechanism, if they are still functioning properly. On the other hand, if the damage includes the housing or the adjustment mechanism, you may have to replace the whole mirror assembly, which you can still do on your own.
- My Chrysler was left in the open for quite some time. Because of this, the side view mirrors shows watermarks that are quite difficult to remove. Can you give me some tips on how to remove these spots?
Water droplets leave some white residue when dry and, if left unattended for a long time, can create stains that are hard to remove. To remove these stains safely, use white vinegar, clean water, and clean lint-free cloths. Refrain from using abrasive pads and harsh chemicals as these may actually damage the mirror.