Door Mirror Base Gaskets

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Door Mirror Base Gaskets

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What is a Door Mirror Base Gasket?

A Door Mirror Base Gasket is a rubber or foam gasket that sits between the door mirror and the car body. Its purpose is to provide a secure seal between the two, keeping water and dirt out of the car.

How do I know if mine is faulty?

If you notice any gaps around the door mirror, or if the door mirror is loose, then it could be a sign that the gasket is damaged or worn. Additionally, if you notice any water leaking into the car when you close the door, then the gasket may need to be replaced.

Can a faulty Door Mirror Base Gasket cause damage to my car?

Yes, if the gasket is not providing a secure seal then water and dirt can enter the car, which can lead to corrosion and other damage.

How do I replace a Door Mirror Base Gasket?

  1. Remove the door mirror by gently pulling it away from the car.
  2. Clean the area around the door mirror and the car body.
  3. Apply an adhesive to the back of the new gasket.
  4. Place the gasket in the appropriate area and press firmly.
  5. Re-attach the door mirror.

How often should I inspect my Door Mirror Base Gasket?

It is always a good idea to inspect your Door Mirror Base Gasket periodically. It is especially important to check it after a period of bad weather or if you have driven through a car wash.