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Broken Windshield!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Lentsnh, May 9, 2009.

  1. May 9, 2009 at 8:11 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    This is the weirdest thing that has ever happened.

    I was cleaning off my windshield to get all of the dirt/mud off. When I pulled up my pass. wiper the blade flipped over and the wiper arm hit the bottom of the windshield DEAD ON.:mad:

    So now I have this 4-5 inch crack in my windshield.

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  2. May 9, 2009 at 8:13 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    damn...........thats some weak glass right there!!!:eek:
     
  3. May 9, 2009 at 8:14 PM
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    Phantom_X-SP

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    Sorry to hear man...thats pretty random
     
  4. May 9, 2009 at 8:16 PM
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    Well it hit the glass where the knuckle of the wiper arm and the connector of the wiper blade snap together.

    Hopefully our insurance will pay for that.
     
  5. May 9, 2009 at 8:16 PM
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    getting there....
    hope so man....cause windshields aint cheap.
     
  6. May 9, 2009 at 8:17 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    I know it is random.

    and theres a good size chip missing from where the arm hit
     
  7. May 9, 2009 at 8:19 PM
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    that sucks dude sounds like my luck:(
     
  8. May 9, 2009 at 8:19 PM
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    youre right they arent. $500-800 of glass.

    My grandma had to replace her WS on her Lexus.... Cost her $1,000
     
  9. May 9, 2009 at 8:23 PM
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    Just have it repaired. They can seal it up and stop the spreading. I've had it done. In fact, the crack is still on my windshield.
     
  10. May 9, 2009 at 8:26 PM
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    How much was it?
     
  11. May 9, 2009 at 8:31 PM
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    yeah, ive got a crack from east to west on the windshield of my X-Runner and they told me it would cost about 850.00
     
  12. May 9, 2009 at 8:36 PM
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    I paid $80 for the crack and for a chip on the glass.
     
  13. May 9, 2009 at 8:36 PM
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    Check into having it repaired before you have it replaced. I have had several windshields replaced in my near forty years of driving all have leaked air, water or both. Now, if I have damage I have the windshield repaired.
    Just my .02
     
  14. May 9, 2009 at 8:37 PM
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    Thats not that bad..:eek:
     
  15. May 9, 2009 at 8:37 PM
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    how did that happen?
     
  16. May 9, 2009 at 8:40 PM
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    I went in to get a quote on my winsheild here in Edmonton and I was told 190 to get a new one installed! I thought that was pretty good compared to some vehichles i have had. I am just waiting for them to clean the streets a little better so it doesn't happen again!
     
  17. May 9, 2009 at 8:45 PM
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    A rock about the size of a pea hit it
     
  18. May 9, 2009 at 8:47 PM
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    Must be a sharp wiper blade. My rule of thumb is that I never replace the glass until it is absolutely necessary... Never fails that I'll go for years and years without a chip, but as soon as I have a new windshield I'll have a crack within a month. My '09 lasted one month and three days.
     
  19. May 9, 2009 at 8:49 PM
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    and it made your WS crack THAT much!:eek:

    Wow.
     
  20. May 9, 2009 at 8:50 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    lol nah it was just a metal connector.

    dang you must be rough on your Windshields:p
     
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