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:mad::mad: My girl decided that it would be a lot easier to clean 30 cm of snow off the car with a plastic shovel. She claims that she never touched the painted surfaces with the shovel but did on the windsheild, now there is a 10 inch scratch that is deep enough that my fingernail gets into right in my view from the drivers seat. Anyone know if this is repairable or needs to be replaced? :mad::mad:
 

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Ask your insurance company if they will replace it. I have had several windshields replaced at no cost under my comprehensive. The windshields were pitted due to sand and my insurance agent considered it a safety issue.
 

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i'll check it out at the autoglass shop tomorrow.
 

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Ehh.. I kinda know how you feel... Except my windshield recently had a small rock kick up into it, leaving a little chip on it.
 

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I had similar problems like that with my Civic 96 10 years ago. No glass shop could fix it. I was told that it needed to replace.
 

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Yea... It is usually pretty hard to "fix" glass... since it is formed at a factory... Unless the plan on melting it, repairing it, and then resetting it to the right shape... which would be amazingly difficult, the windshields usually need to be replaced.
 

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When talking with the insurance company, it may be easier if you describe more about the problem with the windshield and less about how the scratch got there! :)
 

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I found the glass in these cars to be extremely brittle.

I've had the windshield replaced twice, and a sidewindow replaced already all due to stone chips from trucks turning into huge cracks within hours. car only has 5000 miles on it!
 

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Thanks for the advice SK MALIBU...lol
 
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