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the Cost of Replacing a Car Windshield

Price 
Location 
Year 
Submitted by  
Description
$ 339
Mar 2008
Seattle, WA
Subaru Impreza WRX
2003
Windshield replacement at my home  more... close row
$ 180
Apr 2008
Las Vegas, NV
Toyota Solara
2005
Replaced windshield with lifetime guarantee  more... close row
$ 0
Feb 2008
Tempe, AZ
Ford Crown Victoria
2003
Windshield replaced after damaged by a stone  more... close row
$ 300
Apr 2007
Lincoln, Nebraska
Chevy Cavalier
1996
Windshield replacement after a brick thrown through it  more... close row
$ 285
Dec 2007
Huntington, WV
Chevy Lumina Van
1996
Seal around windshield leaked after replacement  more... close row
$ 300
Nov 2007
Canton, MI
Ford Contour Sedan
1995
Mobile windshield service for growing crack in glass  more... close row
$ 500
Feb 2008
Fredericksburg, Virginia
BMW 330Ci
2003
Price for windshield replacement with rain sensor technology  more... close row
$ 280
Oct 2007
Houston, TX
Ford Contour
1995
Car windshield replaced after hitting a deer  more... close row
$ 325
Feb 2006
Oakland, CA
Toyota Corolla
2000
On call windshield replacement  more... close row

Description of service

My car windshield was smashed by some kids from the junior high next door to the school where I was teaching. Because I couldn't really drive home without a windshield, I had to call a mobile auto glass place. I just picked one randomly out of the phone book.

The front windshield was fully replaced.

My insurance paid for everything over $100.


Review of Service

The windshield guy was there within half an hour and went straight to work. He did his work very efficiently, especially considering that there were about 15 kids watching by this point, absolutely enthralled by the guy putting in a new windshield.

He was quick, thorough, and I still have the windshield on my car 18 months later, so it's worked out great for me. He also cleaned up all the broken glass really well - I never found a single shard of glass in my car, which I was worried about.

I'm not sure if I should have just paid for it myself because I have a feeling it is one of the many factors that made my car insurance go up astronomically.


Tips

Check your insurance and see if they cover these kinds of things. You also might want to check and see if these are the kinds of things that cause insurance rates to rise because if so, it might just be better to pay out of pocket. It's not THAT expensive.

Make sure the glass repair person or people gets rid of the broken glass in your car. They are professionals and know how to handle it without getting hurt.


$ 180
Jan 2008
athens ohio
Winter windshield replacement  more... close row
$ 600
Dec 2006
Berlin, NJ
Chevy equinox
2006
Quick and easy windshield replacement  more... close row
$ 330
Aug 2006
La Crosse, WI
Chrysler Sebring
1997
Expensive window replacement  more... close row
$ 130
Mar 2008
sparta,nc
chevrolet cavlier
2000
Cracked windshield replacement  more... close row