Frequently Asked Questions Ask APW
How can one reprogram or reset power mirrors in a Toyota Avalon after a battery change?
Answer: Simply press the buttons with the labels one and two while pressing the set button. To reprogram the built-in compass on the rearview mirror, hold the compass button. This button appears as the letter N with two crossing lines. The driver needs to push this button until the corresponding zone number of his location appears. After the zone number is set, a letter C should pop up. The car must be driven in an open area to check if the compass is already working.
How long will it take to replace a mirror on a Toyota Avalon?
Answer: It depends on two things: the driver's repair skills and knowledge and the type of mirror to be installed. Old models from the year 1994 to 1999 make use of the typical side mirrors that can be mounted easily by tightening the bolts. However, the modern versions of the Avalon have a more complex mirror system that includes camera and even LED lamps. Installing these modern mirrors entail a more complicated task because they are electronically powered, thus to put them in a car requires splicing and connecting the wires. It is better to bring the car in a car service facility to make sure that the sensitive cables are well taken care of.
What newest mirror features does Toyota Avalon has?
Answer: The 2011 Toyota Avalon has a lot of unique mirror innovations. This latest model puddle lamps installed on the side mirrors. These lamps light up the ground area around the car's front doors. The rearview mirror is also equipped with a back up camera. Whenever the driver is maneuvering the car backwards, the area behind becomes visible to the person behind the wheel for the image of the environment at the back is displayed on the rearview mirror. In the 2012 Avalon, the side mirrors have LED turn signals that light up when the car is moving right or left.