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Old 08-02-2009, 03:48 PM   #1
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Anyone repair a stone chip in windshield

I have found a couple sites about the subject. I have also watched them do it at the dealership I use to work at.

http://www.automedia.com/Window_Chip_Repair/ccr20050601wc/1

http://yhst-13811118617756.stores.yahoo.net/vrwistchdrek.html?productid=vrwistchdrek&channelid=BCOME

Has anybody ever done this or found a cheap company that does it. safe lite charges like $120. The chip is less than the size of my pinky finger nail(smaller than a dime). no runs or spidering.

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Old 08-02-2009, 08:17 PM   #2
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Ins fix

When this happened to me my insurance company (GEICO) paid for the repair.
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Old 08-03-2009, 06:41 AM   #3
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When this happened to me my insurance company (GEICO) paid for the repair.

I have geico, was it repair or replace? Did you have to pay a deductable? Also did it do anything to your premium?
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It was a repair

It was a repair and there was no deductible.

Sorry I took so long to respond. I forgot about the thread.
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Old 09-10-2009, 01:47 PM   #5
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I had one on my truck and one on my Porsche. I took the Porsche to a specialty windshield shop and had it done for $65 in twenty minutes. Then I bought an $8 kit at Kragen and did the truck. Same results. Very difficult to see in either case. One key is a sunny warm day so there is no moisture trapped inside the windshield and so the glue cures via ultraviolet.
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Old 09-22-2009, 07:33 PM   #6
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If your windshield is only chipped or slightly cracked, we may be able to repair it by injecting a bonding agent into the broken area. this process restores the integrity of the windshield and stops the cracking process.a stone chip left unrepaired will eventually result in a cracked windshield or go to iowa auto glass.
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Old 09-23-2009, 04:57 AM   #7
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I have geico, was it repair or replace? Did you have to pay a deductable? Also did it do anything to your premium?
Geicko has a free chip repair on windshields, no deductible and no increase in premiums, they send a mobile service out to do it.
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Old 09-23-2009, 06:17 AM   #8
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I have state farm insurance and when I got a windshield chip a couple of years ago, they replaced the windshield, no charge, and I have a 500.00 deductable.

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I had one on my truck and one on my Porsche. I took the Porsche to a specialty windshield shop and had it done for $65 in twenty minutes. Then I bought an $8 kit at Kragen and did the truck. Same results. Very difficult to see in either case. One key is a sunny warm day so there is no moisture trapped inside the windshield and so the glue cures via ultraviolet.

I had to laugh when I saw your post. I had a stone chip occur on my Boxster earlier this year. I skeptically bought the $10 DIY repair kit from AutoZone figuring I'd give it a try then drop real money for a new windshield. To my amazement the kit worked like a charm.
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Old 11-12-2009, 02:58 AM   #10
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check with your insurance company. i have progressive and i get free chip repairs.




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