11.4.12. External rear-view mirrors
Fig. 10.21. Rear-view mirror: 1 — a cap; 2 — a casing; 3 — a rear-view mirror; 4 — a rack; 5 — the plug; 6 — the screw of fastening of a mirror; 7 — a rack support; 8 — a spring; 9 — a washer; 10 — a nut; 11 — the screw of fastening of a support; 12 — laying
For the review behind and sideways the car the rear-view mirrors, uncontrollable from within a cabin (fig. 10.21) located at the left and on the right the car serve. Both mirrors 3 have spherical optical elements. For the correct installation of the left external mirror it is necessary to turn a rack of a mirror forward; then, having weakened the screw of fastening of a mirror to a rack 6, to turn a mirror in the horizontal plane on a necessary corner, after that to fix a mirror. For turn in the vertical plane to turn a mirror a hand at a necessary size. For the correct installation of the right external mirror it is necessary to turn a mirror rack in relation to a support back. Other operations carry out similarly.
For ensuring injury prevention the special sprung device 4, 7, 8, 9, 10 at the expense of which there is a turn ("folding") of a mirror is provided in an emergency.
The external rear-view mirror — not maintainable knot, and in case of its damage is required replacement of all knot for what it is enough to unscrew the screw with an internal hexagon 6, to take out the plug 5 and a mirror 3. To make installation of a rear-view mirror upside-down.