Auto glass identification can be a bit tricky. So, we’ve provided some useful picture references to hopefully make it easier. These images can be useful to help you identify the damaged glass and its features. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to give us a call.
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Rain Sensor – Automatically turns your windshield wipers on when it begins to rain.
Auto Dimming Mirror – If someone behind you has their brights on your mirror will dim automatically
Shade Band – The top 4-6″ of the windshield is shaded darker, often It can be blue (most common), green or gold.
Specialized Logo In The Frit – There may be a custom manufacturer logo on the black band that runs around the windscreen, or in the 3rd visor frit (the black dotted area around the rearview mirror).
Heated Wiper Park Area – An electrical grid that warms the bottom of your windshield when you turn your defrost on.
Pedestrian monitoring – So, If the car is traveling at a speed between 4 and 18.6 mph and the Pedestrian Monitoring detects movement in front of the vehicle. The system will apply automatic braking to slow or stop itself to help avoid a collision.
Active Brake Assist – The system gives the driver a visual warning if the distance to the vehicle in front is too short. Upon detecting the danger of a collision there is an acoustic warning, driver braking can be assisted so, if the driver fails to react, The speed can be reduced autonomously.
LDWS – Lane Departure Warning System; a computer system designed to warn the driver when the vehicle begins to move out of its lane (unless a turn signal is on in that direction) on freeways and roads. These systems are designed to minimize accidents by addressing the main causes of collisions such as driver error, distractions and drowsiness.
LKAS – Lane Keeping Assistance Systems; monitor the position of the vehicle with respect to the lane boundary and apply torque to the steering wheel, or pressure to the brakes, when a lane departure is about to occur. In other words, it actively intervenes to prevent accidents.