Any idea if tiny cracks in windshields are fixable?

Nocturnal

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My car was shot by a bb gun and it made these little cracks. It isn't a line crack but you can tell it's cracked. Any idea if these are fixable or does the entire windshield have to be replaced?
 

Heisenberg

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If they're under a certain size or not in the driver's line of sight it should be fixable IIRC. Take it to a glass place and have them look at it. They'll be able to tell you for sure.
 

0roo0roo

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there are fix kits. basically inject a clear adhesive type fluid into the cracks to prevent spread. once it drys you use a razor to shave off excess.
 

b0mbrman

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Don't forget to see what your insurance says about glass. With mine, I have to pay my deductible if the whole windshield is replaced but any repairs that don't require replacing the windshield are free under my plan :)
 

Thorstuffs

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Originally posted by: 0roo0roo
there are fix kits. basically inject a clear adhesive type fluid into the cracks to prevent spread. once it drys you use a razor to shave off excess.

yeah, I work at a parts place. We sell em, go for about 10$ , from what I hear they work well.
 

rh71

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if it's under the size of a dollar bill, it can be fixed. Mine was initially dime-sized, but over the course of 2 years, the water and temperature change got to it... big line straight across both sides... don't let that happen or you'll be out $200+ rather than a quick patch.

Call Safelite Auto Glass - they're a chain and they do great work.