A brief explanation of how to change the outside mirror!

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The outside mirror serves the field of view expansion of the driver and represents a significant improvement for the safety of road users in road traffic. However, damage often occurs as a result of accidents or vandalism. Depending on the damage, a decision must be made as to whether the exterior mirror needs to be repaired, for example with new mirror glass, or whether the entire exterior mirror needs to be replaced. In the case of a complete replacement, care must be taken to ensure that all the functions of the old mirror are fulfilled. Depending on the trim level, this can include a Heating function, automatic dimming function or a Blind spot warning include.

Changing exterior mirrors

To change the exterior mirror, the first thing to do is inner door panel removed on the affected side. In the next step, the screws and plugs removed from the mirror. In the Assembly of the new mirror, the procedure is reversed. You should choose the right color so that the mirror also visually matches the vehicle. On most mirrors, the lower part of the mirror has a black uniform finish (in some cases the whole mirror). In this case, you often only have to the mirror cap to be painted. Often this can also be ordered in the respective color and only has to be clipped on. When purchasing a used mirror, you should immediately look for one in the right color. This is often less expensive than additional painting. And since the mirror is installed almost free-standing on the vehicle, any small differences in the paintwork are not really noticeable.

Cost of a new exterior mirror

However, the cost of a new exterior mirror can vary greatly. The largest items are mainly the costs for that Spare part out. These are primarily based on the respective functions of the mirror. A new part usually costs between 80 and 400 euros. However, there are also individual cases in which prices for original parts can reach up to 1.500, - Euro be retrieved. Used parts are of course cheaper and are primarily used for older vehicles with a sharply reduced market value. In almost all cases, installation takes 30 to 90 minutes. At an hourly rate of 100 euros for assembly, this results in labor costs between 50 and 150 euros. The total costs can therefore 150 to 450 euros be calculated. If no mirror cap is available in the right color for the replacement mirror, whether new or used, there will be more to come the cost of painting in the paint shop. Expect to pay between 50 and 100 for this.

Outside mirror change exchange costs E1643029016257

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