Automatic oscillating vehicle mirror

  • US 5,189,561 A
  • Filed: 03/27/1992
  • Issued: 02/23/1993
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/28/1991
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An automatic oscillating vehicle side mirror for vehicles having a turning signal and side view mirrors, comprising:

  • a basic plate body, said basic plate body including;

    a pair of a rectangular openings disposed on one side thereof,a pair of outer hollow brackets adjacent said pair of rectangular openings and are disposed on the front surface thereof, each of said outer hollow brackets having an aperture,an L-shaped coil spring disposed between said pair of outer hollow brackets, anda plurality of bolt apertures disposed on the other side thereof,a mirror fixing plate including a pair of inner brackets, each of said inner brackets having an upper aperture and a lower aperture,a side mirror secured to said mirror fixing plate,a solenoid member fixed to the rear surface thereof and aligned with said plurality of bolt apertures by a plurality of bolts, said solenoid member including;

    a solenoid body,an operating lever movably connected to said solenoid body so as to be backwardly moved into and frontwardly moved from the solenoid body when the solenoid body is charged with electricity from an electric source of the vehicle by a relay, anda C-shaped connector connected to said operating lever by a cotter pin,a first shaft rod rotatably inserted into said apertures of said pair of outer hollow brackets, said lower apertures of said pair of inner brackets and said L-shaped coil spring, anda second shaft rod rotatably inserted into said upper apertures of said pair of inner brackets and said second shaft rod adjustably connected to said C-connector by a screw for providing a certain angle of the mirror fixing plate, whereby upon operating the turning signal of the vehicle, the operating lever pulls and pushes the second shaft rod so that the side view mirrors are rearwardly moved by said relay for providing a wide angle view toward the left and right directions and which substantially reduces or eliminates a particular blind spot.

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