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post #1 of 4 Old 04-28-2013, 02:29 PM Thread Starter
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Windscreen Chips - What to do.

I have a few superficial windscreen chip on my 2002 360 Modena, a car which I have had for 3 months. Do I ignore, have a windshield repair guy fix or replace the windshield? I would appreciate any advice on this subject.
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post #2 of 4 Old 04-28-2013, 04:43 PM
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depends on how big the chip is and how deep it goes.

happens alot around here in West Texas (wife's suburban recently, and my Cayman a while back). We went with Safelite glass repair, but only after going through our insurance first (Geico)

paid the $250 deductable, and both times they had to totally replace the windshield/windscreen on both cars

so i'd say call your insurance company and file a claim, and if the repair for chip is cheaper than your deductable, just pay it outright and not do a claim.

hope that helps. good luck

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post #3 of 4 Old 04-28-2013, 07:33 PM
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Most companies will pay for chip repair to prevent having to pay for a windshield replacement. Ask yours.

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If they are small, fill them, then consider getting some Xpel windshield film, and or increase your following distance.

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