How do I fix my car's broken visor?

After yanking a little too hard, my car's driver-side visor broke off! I'd love to fix this at home instead of taking it into the shop. Any tips on fixing my car's broken visor?

Answer
“If your visor has loosened or broken, you can fix it at home. Your car insurance likely won’t cover this repair.
If the visor is merely loose, tighten all the screws holding the visor to the roof. If the clips that hold the visor are still loose, use rubber bands to tighten the clips’ grip on the visor.
If the visor is completely broken, the process will be a bit more involved.
  1. Detach the visor from your vehicle.
  2. Using a hand drill, drill a new hole a half inch under the bar.
  3. Using two washers, a nut, and a bolt, tighten in a new bolt until the visor is firm.
  4. Repeat this step with a second hole a few inches to really ensure your visor will stay in place.
The visor is to allow a clear field of vision and to give drivers and passengers protection from the sun’s glare. Having a working visor can prevent a car accident, so be sure to have your visor in good condition.
If you’ve exhausted your DIY abilities, make sure you have the right insurance coverage with Jerry so you can get the visor fixed by a professional. While insurance may not cover it, they can recommend reliable mechanics to help keep you safe.”
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Rachel Juillerat
Answered on Aug 20, 2021
Rachel Juillerat has her Master's in Publishing & Writing from Emerson College. You can view her work in the Independent, Cupid's Pulse, and the Penmen Review. She has worked in personal finance for five years before transitioning to insurance. She lives in Boston, where she spends her time exploring small New England towns, learning new skills, and napping through her cat's zoomies.
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