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Windshield Damage

Discussion in 'Model S' started by ModelSFL, Feb 14, 2017.

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  1. ModelSFL

    ModelSFL Member

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    While traveling on the interstate, rocks flew up and left a nice crack in my windshield. Has anyone had experience on how noticeable the damage was once repaired?

    Wondering if it is worth replacing than repairing.
     

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  2. jelloslug

    jelloslug Active Member

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    That's not fixable. Your only option is to replace it.
     
  3. bishoppeak

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    When the crack goes to the edge, it's done for.
     
  4. Andyw2100

    Andyw2100 Supporting Member

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    Some insurance policies have $0 deductibles for windshield glass. It may wind up costing you less than you think to replace.
     
  5. demundus

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    Tesla's windshields are roughly 2K. If you don't have autopilot or a heated windshield there is an aftermarket available for much cheaper... some where in the 600s i think.
     
  6. jelloslug

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    I just had mine replaced at my local service center and it was $1250 for an AP1 non heated windshield installed. Insurance covered it 100%.
     
  7. phaduman

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    Thats cool. What is your insurance company? Perhaps a statewide regulation for free windshield?

    I need to check with my insurance company. I got the heated windshield + AP1, and in Cali where little rocks fly with slight rain or wind..., this can happen anytime :eek:.
     
  8. dss33

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    FWIW, we have USAA with comprehensive coverage. They had Safelite order a Tesla windshield and it only took about a week to receive. They installed it in a few hours and it cost us $0. AP1 and no calibration or additional work from Tesla was required. It's OEM too.
     
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    jelloslug Active Member

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    I have State Farm.
     
  10. Justicepool

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    Just had mine replaced. It was around $1250 at the Tesla Service Center (autopilot 1, heated windshield).
     
  11. ModelSFL

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    Thanks for the insight everyone. The good news is I also have a $0 because it is in FL. I did request they replace the windshield but now need to make sure it will work with AP.
     
  12. davidc18

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    Had our AP 1.0 windshield replaced. It was OEM glass. No issues with the camera. Waited over a month for the glass.
     
  13. ModelSFL

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    Who did the replacement?
     
  14. demundus

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    Glad prices are going down!
     
  15. Jrogville

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    Call your insurance company. I'm in Florida too, and I'm pretty sure that there's a state law here requiring the insurance companies to pay for windshield replacement with no detectable, no matter what your regular deductible is. Let us know what you find.
     
  16. rogbmw

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    We had ours replaced by Tesla in Orlando after a rock hit it, and yes - with 0 deductible as we are in Florida. Price was somewhere around $1400 and the windshield was OEM Tesla.
     
  17. demundus

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    This is true, and was a painful "loss" of service i got when I moved to California. Florida is a free windshield state!
     

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