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Windows and Mirrors

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A vehicle’s windows and mirrors provide the driver with a full view of what’s happening outside his vehicle. This category provides answers to the best kinds of mirrors and windows for one’s vehicle and how to care for them.
You will need to remove cowling grill assembly from vehicle usually  a series of screws and clips which will then expose wiper linkage  system, look for bolts holding in wiper motor, and remove assembly  ensure you put a mark on windshield where wipers are to easy when  you attempt to put them...
Remove the old wiper and replace with a new one
concave mirrors are used as rear view mirrors and serve dentists  and used as reflectors
The 2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 has "Side Pin" front wiper attachment and a standard hook rear wiper attachment. The front wiper blades can be challenging to find in most stores. See sources and related links below for wiper blade installation videos and for wiper blade information.
maybe because something sticky got into it. or maybe it's just atechnical problem
this is more of an automotive question then a DIY question, even if  you are looking to do it yourself its not really a do it yourself  project unless you have alot of auto interior experience
  == Pretty Simple. Follow the instructions ==   Pretty simple, really. They typically have 3 wires, labelled to match terminals on the furnace, with pass through controls to the AC. Since the furnace fan is used to blow AC.    Buy a programmable and read the instructions. If you need to...
Check your fuses. The wiper fuse may be blown.
  == Answer ==     I have the service bulletin for the rear door for a 3B (lat nineties)Passat which, I think, is your B5. If you would like to post your email address (or hot mail) I will up load this pdf document for you. Best regards
The 1999 Chevrolet Suburban takes 18" replacement windshield wiper blades on both sides front and a 13" rear wiper. See sources and related links below for more information.
It depends on the state you live in. Most states, if not all, require the minimum of 2 side mirrors. There's also laws regarding if your windows are dark tinted or you have a customized set-up in the back where you might not even be able to see out of the far back rear window, you should check your...
  == See the light ==     Could you help us out by giving us a little more information? What, exactly, is wrong with your sunroof?     FriPilot
Got no water in the bottle or a blocked pipe
  == Answer ==     If it is a commercial vehicle, record the name of the company and the licence plate number and contact your insurance company because they will hold the other vehicle liable.
The 2005 Acura TL wiper blade sizes are 26" drivers and 19" passenger side wiper blades. See sources and related links below for more information. Since there are over 22 different wiper arm attachments, do not buy wipers just by length only. Be sure to lookup exact wiper blade part numbers by...
You can physically change the blade but unfortunately no one sells the part. But to strictly answer your question; Yes, it can be changed.
  This gives the driver a wider field of vision. Usually only the passenger side mirror is convex.     The reflective surface of a convex mirror curves outward like the outer surface of a ball or globe. An object observed by looking at its reflection in a convex mirror appears to be...
Answer . \nYou have to take the tweeter cover off that's on the inside of the vehicle. It should pop right off. There should be three bolts that you need to unscrew and a snap on wire connection to make.
The 2008 Honda CR-V wiper blade sizes are 26" drivers side, 17" passenger side and a special 14" rear wiper that is difficult to find in the stores. See sources and related links below for more information. Since there are currently over 22 different wiper arm attachments, do not buy wipers just by...
Undo the torx screw in the 'pocket' and pull it out gently. Unplug the cable and remove it completely.
Answer . I have a 94 caprice that does this. Apparently it is either that speed only on the wiper motor that has a problem or the relay for the high speed may have failed and the motor may be ok. As it is a noncritical issue I haven't worried too much about it. If I find out more I will update...
  == Answer ==     left hand side of steering colum. have to take off the panels, then the plate that is under it which has 4 srews on top and 4 under which you will need extenion to get to. Then you will see it to your right jamed in the coner by the drivers door. good luck it is a pain...
  == Answer ==     Refer to the owner's manual, or remove the cabin fuse box cover and look at it. The cover lists all the fuses and their rating (amperage). The cabin fuse box is on the driver's side under the dashboard, close to the kick panel. Move down and forward from the hood...
Answer . Sounds like your Wiper Motor may be going bad or you have a loose connection.\nI had that problem with my '91 APV. If I manually pulled on them they would start working but would eventually lock up again. They would also stop working when it was raining. It turned out to be a bad...
  == reset comp on 1995 caddy ==   Take the negative battery cable off for about 3 min.
The 2005 Chevrolet Silverado Series Pickup takes 22" replacement windshield wiper blades on both sides front.
ok as i have a 1989 Honda civic standard shift 2 door plus back open hence hatch back . just had windshield installed what ya do is take off all the rubber trim ..unscrew the metal piece just under the hood and also take off wipers etc u may have to cut thru the rubber depends how long ur other...
there is a triangle shaped cover on the inside of the window attached to the mirror pop it off it may take some finnese to get out there is a set of screws that hold the mirror i don't know about the view but once that peice is removed it is pretty self explanitory taking it off
The 1999 Dodge Dakota wiper blade sizes are 20" wiper blades on both sides front. See sources and related links below for more information. Since there are over 22 different wiper arm attachments, do not buy wipers just by length only - be sure to lookup exact wiper blade part numbers by vehicle...
Mainly it's reflected, bounced off in another direction.
I believe it is officially called a "wiper control module". It is located up under the dash right near the steering column, and it is mounted on a metal "tree" along with about another 5 modules. It is the largest of the modules on this "tree". The module is black plastic, about 4" x 3" x 1-1/2" in...
  == Answer ==     The single arm wiper breaks it's drive gear in the box under the arm.   Replacement, buy new or used part.   There are two manufactures of the wiper motor, for a used motor you will need to know which one you have, Bosch or SWF. Supply the VIN# to the dealer to...
A parabolic mirror would do the job.
The 2003 Hummer H2 takes 16" wiper blades on both sides front and a fairly specialized 10" rear wiper that is difficult to find in the stores. See sources and related links below for more information. Since there are currently over 22 different wiper arm attachments, do not buy wipers just by length...
The 2000 Dodge Stratus wiper blade sizes are 22" wiper blades on both sides front. See sources and related links below for more information. Since there are over 22 different wiper arm attachments, do not buy wipers just by length only - be sure to lookup exact wiper blade part numbers by vehicle...
  == Answer ==   There are a couple of types of wiper arms used by GM. One is held on the shaft with a clip, and the other has a nut to hold it.   === Nut attachment: ===   # Pry the plastic cap off the nut at the base of the wiper  # Unscrew the nut  # Use a small gear puller ...
Mounted on the firewall directly behind the brake master cylinder reservoir.\n. \nUNDER WINDSHIELD WIPER COWL COVER\n. \nremove the wiper arms\nremove the windshield wiper cowl cover\ndisconnect the eletrical connector from the wiper motor and remove the motor\nremove the wiper motor retsining bolts...
  Metalized Films can cause problems with GPS and radio broadcasts. A non Metal Film can be safe to use with GPS systems.
Step 1. If you have the sound system with the small speaker opposite the mirror. Pry off the cover of the upper speaker. (Not the one on the bottom of the door). I found standing over the cover with a small screw driver and gently prying worked best. It simply press on.Step 2. With the cover off....
  == Answer ==   replace window regulator and/or motor
Hey Liz==Sunroofs are very hard to keep from leaking when you workon htem therfore it takes a special mechanic familiar with them towork on them. I always send them to the local car trim place. goodluck Joe Search for YouTube user Richpin. He has many Saturn tutorials, andI seem to remember one or...
Answer . \nThe problem can fixed just going to the auto parts store purchasing either the blade or the whole arm, and that should only cost you at least 10 dollars.. Answer . \nThe cost of repairing wipers is elusive. Do you mean they aren't moving? Aren't cleaning?, or they are stuck in wrong...
First, take off the fan shroud then the fan clutch then the water pump. Reverse to reinstall.       Wrong, Most 91 and 92 firebirds run electric fans, Where would the clutch fan be then?First remove the negative lead on the battery terminal Make sure the engine has cooled remove the...
You need to buy a Haynes Manual at a parts store or a bookstore. They have them specific to your car.
Turn the wiper switch to the on position. Turn the key on and as soon as the wipers go straight up then turn them off. That will make it easier to remove the blade. Lift the wiper away from the windshield while pulling down. Be sure to not let the wiper fall against the windshield. Push the new one...
  Sitting in the driver's seat, it's just above your right knee if you reach up under the lower dash panel. It's a small black plastic box connected to a metal bracket . Good luck removing it without busting it.
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There's actually an on/off button for the temp/compass display on the mirror. It is the button located on the left front of the mirror itself. Push this and the display should turn on.
I appreciate the input. Unfortunately, the mirror housing was broken off the base. I already had gotten a complete (fixture) replacement mirror. I ended up going to a body fender shop& good thing, because a layperson would never have figured out how to "sneak" a socket with a swivel extension...
  == Answer ==     Read you owner's manual!   == Answer ==   to answer your question there is one fuse and one relay associated with the windshield wipers. The FUSE is in your passenger compartment fuse box. It is fuse #19, with a rating of 7.5 and it is Brown. This fuse is called...
  == Answer ==     Check that you are not turning the wiper switch to "delay."     I had problems with my 1997 jimmy wipers not working. Check the wiper control box, relay switch, Mine works now.
Water pump replacement on the 98 requires a special air tool. You need a fan removal tool which requires an air hammer. If you try without it you will bust your knuckles. The fan pully can't be held by typical fan removal tools so you need the air tool. Save the money on bandages for your busted...
if you have stock mirrors that have two screws across from each other,the holes in door should have a plastic insert that goes in holes to hold screws,when you buy new mirrors they come with them,you can buy mirrors off eBay,they are alot cheaper than Nissan dealer.
I have a 94 jetta and bought the car with a broken sunroof motor. There is a plastic piece on the head liner. Just pull off the piece. Inside you should find an Allen wrentch and an Allen hole. You can figure it out from there.
It is under the cowl at the base of the windshield. You will have to remove the wiper arms and the cowl cover to access.
  If you look a the wiper where it is attached, you will see a little sort of spring clip, when you push on this clip with a small screwdriver, it will release. There are many different types, so if this one is yours, it is very easy. The new one will just lock in when you push on it.
The 2007 Chevrolet Impala has the most common hook-end wiper arms. See sources and related links below for installation videos. Also, purchase the replacement blades first and there will be additional instructions/illustrations on the replacement packages. Locate and press the tab or button where...
  I have found that if you put rainex on the windshield everytime you change your oil you will not have that problem.
Most mirrors are made of glass with an aluminum foil behind them.
  == Answer ==     Hi   I had this problem with the windshield wipers an i found that one side came loose,so i took it apart an tightened it.
  * Pry off the cover for the wiper arm nuts unscrew the nuts and remove both wiper arms  * disconnect the windshield washer line remove the single retaining screw release the five push-in retainers and remove the cowl cover  * Unplug the electrical connector from the windshield wiper motor  ...
  First i'd recommend pushing the sunroof button!... sometimes they do stick! If you're sunroof button/ or any power window for that matter is or had been intermittant at best... check all connections ... and then pay someone else to change out your power window/sunroof motor because it's not...
How do I change the wiper seitch on 2003 cts cadilac
The 2005 Toyota Highlander wiper blade sizes are 22" drivers side, 19" passenger side and a special 12" rear wiper that is difficult to find in the stores. Do not buy wiper blades by length-only however. Since there are currently over 22 different wiper arm attachments - be sure to lookup exact...
  == Answer ==     Yes. There are two places to check. The first is the wiper relay it should located under the hood in the relay box. The relay box is located right next to the air cleaner. Remove and replace. The other is the fuse box. When you open the drivers door look at the...
to answer your question. there are two black plastic pieces behind your mirrors on the inside of thetruck. you have to pop them out of place and remove the three screws holding the mirrors on.
  == Answer ==     you are if your vehicle hit the other vehicle- you have too many mirrors on your vehilce not to notice another veh right beside you or behind you.
We found the supplies at a mobile home supplier. One called Mobile  Home Depot. They'll also replace it for you. I hear it's tricky but  we're going to try it because it's pretty expensive to have it  done.
To replace the glass only requires tilting the mirror up and removing a clip that holds the mirror in place. Removing the entire assembly calls for removing the plate on the inside of the car that covers mirror mounting hardware and removing the door panel to get at the wiring. I highly recommend...
I just went through the ordeal of getting the metal tab off of the mirror for my 1994 Chevy S-10, so if yours is anything like mine, here's how to get that sucker off: Insert a small enoughstandard screwdriver into the rectangular slot in the bottom of the mounting bracket. Inserting it straight...
  == Answer ==   first soak the water out of it and unclog it with a tool that you can pick it out with   === WARNING: BE AWARE NOT TO TINKER WITH ANY VALUABLE PARTS OR IF YOU CAN'T DO IT YOUR SELF GET PROFESSIONAL HELP!!!!!! ===   MY REQUEST ARE AUTO ZONE AND JIFFY LUBE
  If your talking about the fan setting it sounds like the switch is bad. Possibly a bad switch, but more likely a bad blower motor resistor, which you can purchase at most auto parts stores for $20.
  == Answer ==   I don't think they made 1982 Trooper. It probably is 1992. If so, you can use 1992 to 2002 Trooper or 1996 to 1999 Acura SLX wiper motor
call AutoZone and price the pump. deduct that from 300.00 and you have the labor cost. Dived that by 35.00 and you have the number of HOURS it atkes to pull all the stuff off to get to the water pump just to replace it and put it all back on. Yes, $300.00 is likely a good ballpark figure.
To close the sunroof on a PT Cruiser, you have to use an allen  wrench or socket to turn the motor manually. The motor might be  located at the front of your sunroof.
  == Answer ==   This is really one of those jobs best left to the pros. Seriously it costs less than $200 for parts and labor, and it's done in an hour or two. If you try yourself you will take much longer, and will most likely leak. If you are still set on doing it yourself you will need a...
  == Answer ==     You're gonna kick yourself when you see how easy this is. At the very base of the wiper arm, lower than the last joint,the piece you see is just a spring loaded cover. Put your bare thumb under the very back end of the wiper arm cover and pry up, it's not even stiff so...
Answer . \nThe if that window is the only one not going up and down, its the motor, or maybe even a short in the wiring. ** My 4 door went out one window at the time.
  == Answer ==     Under the vin plate. fold the windshield forward.
ok to make it very easy on u if u don't understand the first fue saentances yopu should go out and buy a Toyota camary repair book but to start the procedure u will fiststart taking out your anti freez over flow and oyur wind shield wiper jug then u are going to take off your altinater and altinater...
be more specific it depends on what is wrong with your sunroof if the sunroof is cocked and wont close all the way the way to do it is to take off ur sunvisors first and drop the padding on the top of car by the switch to open and close the roof. you will need a star bit and take off the motor for...
Three possible problems, either the motor is bad, the switch is bad or something in the CANBUS is interfering with the command to turn on. Unlike old school cars the porsche, vw and audi uses CAN communication to the wiper motor which is also a module to turn on as commanded via switch to steering...
So far I can find only entire mirror assemblies...I only need the lens.
It is very easy to remove the motor/wiper assembly so do not hesitate to do so: Remove the plastic covers off the wiper arm retaining nuts. Remove the wiper arm nuts with a 13mm socket. Twist and pull with your finger tips and finger nails at the base of the small rubber squirt tubing off the...
Has to be looked up by vehicle make, model and year. See the Sources and Related links below to lookup by make, model and year. If no rear wiper is listed, that means you must go to your dealer to purchase the correct part. If its listed, then you can order online because they are hard to find in...
The 1996 Dodge Stratus takes 22" windshield wiper blades on both sides front. See sources and related links below for more information. Since there are over 22 different wiper arm attachments, do not buy wipers just by length only. Be sure to lookup exact wiper blade part numbers by vehicle make,...
It is located under the hood next to the blinker fluid and canooten valve right under the flux capacitor. please be careful while performing services on the wiper motor for there will be dyer consiquences to your flux capacitor. have a good day .....hope this helped...... if you mange to do this...
The way to change a rear wiper blade on a kai sedona would be to take the vehicle to an auto mechanic or an auto body shop and let them change the wiper blades on the vehicle.
  Go to your local parts house ( I like autozone or napa ) and they will be more than happy to come out and show you how to change the blades , It is verry simple once you have seen it done. After seeing it the first time you will be able to change them in less then 5 minutes from then on.
%DETAILS%    == Answer ==   I have a 95 XLS that had the same problem. Also had problems with intermittent dash lights in the lower AC controls area...   The mirror wire had an intermittent connection in the fuse/junction box area on the lower front area by the drivers feet. I pulled on...