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coolmom42

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Posted: 11/10/20 02:32pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Did your insurance have any dealings with the first claim?


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NC6B wrote:

rk911 wrote:

won’t do you much good now but in the future for small, repairable dings & nicks either call your insurance agent or, as i do, just call Safelight. they’ll take all your info on the phone even filing the glass claim. and in most cases cost is covered by your comprehensive coverage. if the windshield needs to be replaced then absolutely call your agent. we’ve had three windshields replaced on two previous motorho
es and several dings repaired by Safelight on our current MH.

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When the windshield broke in the first place I called Safelite. I was told my local shop did not do class A motorhomes. I called today to get a quote and was told they will now do class A RV's.


odd. a ding in a windshield is a ding in a windshield. maybe you spoke with an ill-informed agent. best of luck to you.


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rk911 wrote:

NC6B wrote:

rk911 wrote:

won’t do you much good now but in the future for small, repairable dings & nicks either call your insurance agent or, as i do, just call Safelight. they’ll take all your info on the phone even filing the glass claim. and in most cases cost is covered by your comprehensive coverage. if the windshield needs to be replaced then absolutely call your agent. we’ve had three windshields replaced on two previous motorho
es and several dings repaired by Safelight on our current MH.

Safelight
When the windshield broke in the first place I called Safelite. I was told my local shop did not do class A motorhomes. I called today to get a quote and was told they will now do class A RV's.


odd. a ding in a windshield is a ding in a windshield. maybe you spoke with an ill-informed agent. best of luck to you.

What I should have said is they would not replace a windshield at the time. I did not ask about chip repair since that is not what I needed.


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NC6B wrote:

rk911 wrote:

NC6B wrote:

rk911 wrote:

won’t do you much good now but in the future for small, repairable dings & nicks either call your insurance agent or, as i do, just call Safelight. they’ll take all your info on the phone even filing the glass claim. and in most cases cost is covered by your comprehensive coverage. if the windshield needs to be replaced then absolutely call your agent. we’ve had three windshields replaced on two previous motorho
es and several dings repaired by Safelight on our current MH.

Safelight
When the windshield broke in the first place I called Safelite. I was told my local shop did not do class A motorhomes. I called today to get a quote and was told they will now do class A RV's.


odd. a ding in a windshield is a ding in a windshield. maybe you spoke with an ill-informed agent. best of luck to you.

What I should have said is they would not replace a windshield at the time. I did not ask about chip repair since that is not what I needed.


ahh. ok, that i can understand.

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The windshield should have been water tested by the installer right after replacement. Last year I had my windshield replaced at Winnebago and before they released the coach to me they did a pressure water test. Told me they do that after any window install.
If there is a leak and the install needs to be redone the glass is less likely to break pulling it before the sealant is fully cured.


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Glass will warp when not stored properly.
Probably what happen to your glass prior to installation.

no amount sealer will seal it.


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When we had a wind screech and/or water leak around the windshield of a heavy truck we used to pressure the inside of the cab with the HVAC fan and find the leak with soapy water, just in case it wasn't the windshield seal but maybe a light wire entry point or body joint.

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The latest on this.

I received a phone call from the glass company. They are going to blame the running lights. Even though when I put water on the windshield I make sure no water gets on the lights. I am looking for an attorney now and I am going to reseal the lights.

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I'd have a auto glass company remove the glass and clean all of the old sealer off and see if the glass fits properly.
you will have to remove it anyway, give it a try.

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Tom/Barb wrote:

I'd have a auto glass company remove the glass and clean all of the old sealer off and see if the glass fits properly.
you will have to remove it anyway, give it a try.
I was told by the tech, "if they remove the windshield it will break".

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