Volvo Hood Mirrors Adjustment

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Leo S.'s Comment
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Hi everyone. Since they got me this truck I’ve always been wondering why the passenger side hood mirror is not fully visible without any signs of improper installation or damage. This is what I see from driver’s seat. What’s wrong with it?

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Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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I don’t see anything really wrong with it. It’s not a primary mirror, use the big ones for most everything. The only thing it really adds is a little extra sense of security as to what might be next to your fender but with the short sloped hood, visibility is better than just about every other truck on the market. Personally, I find them annoying and wish they weren’t there.

Andrey's Comment
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Is your seat all the way down to the floor? It may be the reason. I am 5-11, the seat is somewhere on the middle, and I can easily see the whole mirror.

Andrey's Comment
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Mikey B.'s Comment
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That looks fine to me. I sit with the seat dropped as low as it goes and that's about how mine look in a 2022 freightliner. Just sit up straight to check them then ooze back down in that low and slow seat.

I use them all the time!! If you are pulling out of an angled spot like rest areas and for making sure nobody is in the blindspots when changing lanes. I absolutely couldn't do without them. When used with the other pairs of mirrors the only place I can't really see is behind me.

Leo S.'s Comment
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Nope, it’s actually almost all the way up! I’m 5-8 and I know I can see the whole mirror in other Volvo trucks, but not in this one. And that’s kinda weird.

Is your seat all the way down to the floor? It may be the reason. I am 5-11, the seat is somewhere on the middle, and I can easily see the whole mirror.

PackRat's Comment
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I didn't know Volvo drivers used mirrors. Something new on here every day do I learn.

Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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I didn't know Volvo drivers used mirrors. Something new on here every day do I learn.

We don’t because we’re better than you lol.

Mikey B.'s Comment
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I think I've figured it out. Your fender mirror sits low and is not fully visable...in a Volvo...have you tried moving your foot off of the dash? 😂🤣😜

Davy A.'s Comment
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It should work for 5-8 and bellow. Pretty sure Volvo engineers everything for people under 5'9. If you are 6 feet or taller you will hit your head on everything in the cabin twice over.

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