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Why Car Windows Have Little Black Dots

Every now and then, you get stuck in traffic. So what do you do? You stare blankly at your windshield, right. And you probably notice the little black dots around the edges. Ever wondered what those are for?

But black dots aren’t the only part of your car that might have you wondering, “What on Earth is that for?” Since you’re still looking at your windshield, did you notice that little line with an arrow pointing down and AS1 written on it? Or what about the black lines going across the back window and that little snowflake on your dashboard? Let’s figure out!

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TIMESTAMPS:
The purpose of black dots 0:28
The AS Line 2:16
Lines on the Rear Window 3:04
The Snowflake Light 3:51
Gas Tank Locator 4:35
Drowsiness Detector 5:24
Stability Control 6:03
Ceiling Handles 6:29
Conversation Mirror 6:59
Fully Customizable Icons 7:29
🚘 Find extra storage spaces in your car! 🚘 7:55

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SUMMARY:
– The dots come out of the black band that goes around the window. That band is called the frit. It’s the ceramic paint that protects the sealant holding your windshield in place.
– They make a nice gradient transition from the black frit to the clear window. This gradient is also a safety feature.
– The black dots are there to even out the heat and minimize optical distortion. Without them, the windshield would deform.
– Those black dots above the rearview mirror have another important function: they help protect your eyes from the sun while you’re driving.
– AS1 means that the glass should let in no less than 75% of the light. The line and arrow mean “from this point and downward.” S
– Have you ever noticed a little snowflake light up on your dashboard? This is the Frost or Freeze Warning, and it lights up automatically to inform you that the temperature outside has dropped so much that the roads are likely to freeze.
– Gas tank locator tells you which side the tank is on! By the way, there are no strict regulations as to which side the tank should be on.
– Drowsiness detector does exactly what it says: if the car “feels” that you’ve been on the road for too long or you keep slowly drifting out of your lane, then this indicator will come on.
– When sensors decide your vehicle is about to spin out or isn’t turning far enough, a little skidding car icon lights up on the dashboard.
– The original purpose of ceiling handles was to help you get in and out of the car.
– In most mini-vans and some crossover SUVs, you can pull down a convex mirror from a special compartment in front of your rearview mirror. It helps you keep an eye on the kids, pets, or just passengers in the back seats without taking your eyes off the road for a second longer than needed.

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    Hey guys! What car do you think is the most beautiful ever made?

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    They forget to teach on how to turn on the defrosting system

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    My grandfather died last month. He lived through 4 wars, the great depression, and never had internet or a cell phone. I come here to remember his jokes.

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    I don’t have use for my rear view mirror. All that’s in the past.

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    I was this close to hitting that dislike button when you made that frit joke

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    'Unknown compartments'… Ever heard about the owner's manual??

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    I thought he was about to sing in the beginning.

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    It reminds me of Tryphobia😭 Now I’m scared.

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    So, what's up with the super-high contrast image? At first, I thought one of the guys had a weird spotty beard, then I saw all the artifacts and burned out highlights. I'm thinking somebody didn't watch while making the copy to upload to YouTube.

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    Ah yes, a question I’ve always asked myself, why do car windows have little black dots?

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    im usually didnt watch this channel but

    huh.

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    Why is there a loop on the seat belts?

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    If you don’t know what a rear defroster is you shouldn’t be driving

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    I've seen loads of videos mentioning the indicator telling you from which side you fill up with fuel…but I've yet to see any car that actually has this little arrow. But equally well, I've never seen a fuel pump where the hose won't reach across to the far side of the car.

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    I had a snowflake flashing on my dash, but there wasn't any snow or ice on the ground.

    I was passing by the local university….🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️

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    Please create some short videos,it's not necessary to give 9 minutes to each video

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    Basically what a fruit does:

    it protecc, it attac, but most importantly, it;s a mad-lad

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    You guys always seem to put out videos of questions I never knew I wanted answers for 🤫

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    I gotta question why doses the front of the car look like a face this wut I’m talking about

    🚘

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    My car has them lines in on the front window

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    Why are some countries they drive on tge right and some on th left?

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    What is the engine in the car is for?

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