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Small cracks or star breaks can be done with an epoxy applied to the window by a glass service.. a long crack especially in the drivers view will need to be replaced entirely...its a matter of the law and a safety issue mostly..these companies will come to you and put one in and sometimes your insurance will cover the cost check with them and repost the findings thnx

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SOURCE: Repairing cracked front windshield

Hi there!

Yes there is.

Specialist firms deal with windscreen repair, and may be covered by your insurance policy.

The method for chips involves creating a vacuum over the damage, then injecting clear resin. This sets and is then polished off flat again.

For cracks in one layer, the end of the crack is hollow ground, and a disc of glass is bonded in, then the crack is either ground out and filled, or just filled as a chip would be.

Ask several windscreen repair companies for a quote before working.
If the crack is severe, it may not be possible due to weakening of a major structure. Also if water has entered the crack, then damage of the mid layer cannot be repaired, and will remain foggy or white.

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

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SOURCE: WINDSHIELD CRACK

NO,But the transmission fluid will work well in the transmission and the torch can be used for plumbing connections.

It can how ever be repaired with a new windshield being installed.

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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