Wing Mirror Indicators
What You Need To Know When Buying Wing Mirror Indicators
Indicators are a way of increasing visibility and making your intentions known on the road. These can become easily damaged due to exposure or impact damage. The side indicators can be replaced to the original specification. The indicator can be located in either the wing as a side repeater or inside the wing mirror but they can also be on the front of the vehicle near the headlight but separate from the headlight itself.
What side of the vehicle has a damaged/missing wing mirror indicator?
the right hand side when sat in the car facing forwards. Also known as off side or O/S.
the left hand side when sat in the car facing forwards. Also known as near side or N/S.
Is my wing mirror indicator LED or Non-LED?
is a standard halogen bulb. LED
is a light-emitting diode.
If the product is described as including bulb, what does this mean?
The indicator will come complete with a bulb holder. If the description does not state this it will be the lens only.
What are the different colour bulbs and lenses?
For bulbs there is clear or an amber/orange shade.
For the lens there is a smoked lens or amber reflector.
Wing Mirror Indicators Terms Buying Guide
Here is an explanation of the terms used to help you choose the right headlights for your vehicle
The side repeater that fits into the mirror unit. These are included in some complete mirror units but can also be bought separately.
Where the indicator part of the headlight is separate from the headlight unit itself.
Indicator that goes inside your mirror
O/S Off Side
Drivers Side Right Hand Side
N/S Near Side
Passenger Side Left Hand Side
the Right Hand Side when sat in the car facing forwards
the left hand side when sat in the car facing forward
Standard halogen bulb
Includes Bulb & Wiring
Comes complete with the bulb holder and wiring
Light that is underneath the mirror lights up when unlocking your car or opening the door shines light down so you can see what your going to stand in.
The bulb is orange
The bulb is clear
Excludes Bulb & Holder
No bulb or bulb holder is supplied
smoked lens colour
What holds the light bulb
The reflector inside is amber