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the Cost of Replacing a Car Window

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$ 135
Dec 2007
Louisville, Kentucky
Ford Aerostar
Replacement drivers side window  more... close row
$ 110
Mar 2008
Huntington, WV
Chevrolet Lumina
Replaced automatic window in car  more... close row
$ 120
Mar 2008
Middletown, CT
Ford Explorer Sport
Excellent service on passenger window replacement  more... close row
$ 250
Sep 2007
Warminster, Pa
Ford Escort
Door taken apart to replace window  more... close row
$ 160
Apr 2006
Monticello, AR
GMC Sierra
Window replaced after run-in with a tree  more... close row

Description of service

A local body shop replaced the back rear passenger window of our truck after a relative sideswiped a tree and broke the glass. The process was finished within an hour and was done at my place of employment during a time period when the body shop didn't have a lot of other work to do. This was only possible because the window is not the kind that is on a "track" inside the door. This is the type of truck window that pops out to open and latches closed.

Review of Service

The glass was replaced with a used back window from a junkyard vehicle, which it made it slightly cheaper. The tint was slightly off from what was originally in our truck, but that was ok, too. It would have run us around $40 more to get a new window with a matching tint. It's just not that big of a deal to us to have it match exactly.


Most body shops and glass repair shops do this type of service in their own shop. In rare cases, when the door does not have to be taken apart to make sure the glass is on track, they may be willing to come to your home or place of employment to do it. It all depends on how busy they are. Since body shops, especially Mom and Pop ones, usually have slow times, it never hurts to ask if they can come to you if your windows are easy enough to install.

$ 100
Dec 2007
Garland, TX
Honda Accord
Rear window replacement  more... close row
$ 100
Oct 2007
WIchita, KS
Chevrolet, Prizm
Replacing a broken rear window  more... close row
$ 130
Apr 2008
Anaheim, CA
Toyota Corolla
Estimate was less than price paid  more... close row
$ 55
May 2006
Lawndale, CA
Suzuki Grand Vitara
Make sure you are getting a good deal at the mechanic  more... close row
$ 125
Feb 2007
Phoenix, Arizona
Toyoya Camry
National glass company replaced side window after break in  more... close row