Your question: Where is the AS 1 line on a windshield?

AS-1 Line: This is the line extending from the letters AS-1, found on most motor vehicle windshields, running parallel to the top of the windshield.

What is the ANSI line on a windshield?

It appears that this line identifies the portion of the glass that is clear v. tinted, as opposed to what is allowable. It does allow front windshields to be tinted measured down from the top of the windshield 5 inches or to the AS1 line which ever measurement comes first (most cars have this AS1 line & some don’t).

Can I tint my whole windshield?

In California, it’s illegal to tint either windshield (except for the strip at the very top), and the windows next to the driver and front-seat passenger. Back-seat windows can have a tint. Tints ensure privacy and help keep interiors safe from sun damage.

How do I know if my windshield has sensors?

First, if your wipers automatically turn on when raindrops come in contact with the windshield then you have a sensor. You can also check by looking from the outside – behind the rear view mirror. If you see a strip of lens or film that faces the outside that is adjoining your light sensor.

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What does CCC compliant mean on a windshield?

CCC-Compliant = Means the glass is certified for the United States and China. … Snap Pin = A two-piece pin used to mount a door glass to a regulator.

What is a Nags number?

NAGS = National Auto Glass Specifications. … NAGS Part Numbers were soon adopted as the industry standard to identify glass. The first curved windshield for which there is a NAGS Part Number is #XX22, for a 1941-42 Chrysler.

What is the best replacement windshield brand?

The companies that offer OEM windshields also offer the dealer windshields, with the top three manufacturers again being PPG, AP Tech, and Pikington.

What percent should I tint my windshield?

The state of California requires aftermarket tint film installed on front side windows to allow over 88% of light to get in. If the aftermarket tint is combined with factory-tinted windows, it must have a minimum visible light transmission of 70%.

How do I know if my windshield is OEM?

You can verify a genuine windshield or non-original auto glass by looking at the windscreen logo. Oftentimes, the original windscreen comes without a car logo. In this case, you can match your brand-new vehicle windscreen logo with your cracked glass.