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Safelite

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by 650H1, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. Aug 29, 2011 at 7:36 AM
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    650H1

    650H1 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    sucks. came to repair a chip smaller than a dime, and cracked my windshield about 8-10 inches. now they are making me pay for it. what a piece of shit company. guy shows up no prep work no nothing slaps the fuckin machine on my winshield and what do ya know, crack. then he tells me sorry and agrees it looks like shit. WTF. thanks for nothing.
     
  2. Aug 29, 2011 at 8:51 AM
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    cobracomander

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    Safelite = Shit

    On my FJ, scratched the crap out of my A pillars (they paid to fix), and installed the winshield incorrectly. I could see waves in the glass reflection. Before their supervisor could come out to inspect...Crack. I had to fight to get it replaced. NEVER AGAIN SAFELITE!!!!
     
  3. Aug 29, 2011 at 9:08 AM
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    Fire Taco Fighter

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    I had safelite repair chips and cracks on 2 of my truck ....never had a problem at all
     
  4. Aug 29, 2011 at 12:16 PM
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    bt08231

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    did a great job in baltimore, and i think around here you sign a paper acknowledging the fact that it can crack during the reapir. Thats not uncommon i dont think...
     
  5. Aug 29, 2011 at 12:17 PM
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    Fightnfire

    Fightnfire Recklessly tired

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    I've heard some great things but also some horror stories. Assuming it comes down to individual locations. Personally, I wouldn't use them.
     
  6. Aug 29, 2011 at 2:17 PM
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    650H1

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    yea - i have the bumper to bumper warranty, you think toyota would replace it? is it even worth asking?
     
  7. Aug 29, 2011 at 3:09 PM
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    slo13zx3

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    I'm a auto glass tech and it happens from time to time with stone chips they crack. I don"t work for safeshit I mean safe-light lol part number on glass fw 2500 get a ppg glass there good! and u should get it for around $180 otd any ? pm me
     
  8. Aug 29, 2011 at 3:12 PM
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    WingNut55

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    Novus is much better than Safelite, and cheaper too...
     
  9. Aug 29, 2011 at 3:54 PM
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    vtman75

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    Had to replace my windshield. Safelite gets a lot of bad ratings on the internet, and I was told they cannot manufacture to the same standards as OEM glass. Had mine replaced with Universal OEM, better quality and cheaper too.
     
  10. Aug 29, 2011 at 6:00 PM
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    slo13zx3

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    um i have been doing auto glass for a long time i have used all kinds of glass i like pgw aka ppg
     
  11. Oct 20, 2011 at 12:32 PM
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    YodasYota

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    And there add on pandora scares the hell out of me. It's so loud! Any one one?
     
  12. Oct 20, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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    socal4x

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    I've had two chips on my windshield repaired...they did a good job and my insurance covered it. They came to my house too. I was happy, so tipped the guy $20 each time. It is warrantied so I figured why not?

    Sucks the op had problems, I remember them telling me there is a chance that the windshield could crack, maybe their tech sucked.
     
  13. Oct 20, 2011 at 1:04 PM
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    4x4jeep

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    Yea they have been great to me. Took my truck in the have the windshield replace (Free in Florida with insurance) they even vacuumed and detailed my truck for me! A+ in my book
     
  14. Oct 26, 2011 at 6:06 PM
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    YodasYota

    YodasYota I'm here for the chicks.

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    Pilkington makes a decent windshield glass for cheap. Used to work for them. As far as windshield repairs I'd recomend all star glass. There are a few in orange county.
     
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