Although the rear view mirror is hanging securely to the inside of your windshield, over time the hold can begin to worsen and cause the mirror to fall off completely. This can be an issue because you will not be able to see what is behind you when you drive or back up. Before replacing the mirror make sure the windshield is clean. This will help the glue to stick effectively to the windshield and the mirror. Apply the adhesive and place the mirror in the marked spot. After it is dried completely then the mirror should be functional. Driving without a rearview mirror is dangerous, as you cannot fully see what is going on behind you. If you do experience problems with your mirror get it fixed as soon as possible.
Repairing a broken mirror can be done more easily than you realize. When replacing new side mirrors, do not forget to watch for the wires that are connected to the inside control panel of the vehicle that adjust the angle of the mirror. The mirror is usually held in place by bolts and after the bolts are removed then the mirror should easily slide off. It is dangerous to drive without your side mirrors just as much as it not smart to drive with your rear view mirror.
Most heated mirrors attach to the electric elements that control the rear defroster in the vehicle. When the defroster is turned on, the heating elements in the mirrors activate. Heated mirrors are a nice addition to have on the vehicle. They assist in keeping ice and fog off the side view mirrors, allowing you to drive at ease. Heated mirrors on vehicles keep free from fog and ice the same way that the defroster keeps the windshield clear. Also make sure that they are mounted correctly. If a bolt is loose, make sure to bring the vehicle in so we can fix the issue before it becomes worse. You can also bring the vehicle in and we can check the mirrors and the condition of them for you.