Go Back   AudiWorld Forums > Audi Models > Audi A4 > A4 (B6 Platform) Discussion
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?

Notices

A4 (B6 Platform) Discussion Discussion forum for the B6 Audi A4 produced from 2002-2005

Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-27-2003, 05:39 AM   #1
higgies
New Member
Account #: 38706
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 331
Default PA folks...how much windshield crack is acceptable for inspection?

higgies is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2003, 05:59 AM   #2
higgies
New Member
Account #: 38706
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 331
Default Follow-up: What does repair entail v. replacement of a windshield?

higgies is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2003, 06:26 AM   #3
Audi Junkie
AudiWorld Super User
Account #: 27563
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Posts: 19,091
Default Windshield? You need a windshield for inspection? I just ask for the "Stevie Wonder Inspection".

__________________
You know what you did.
Audi Junkie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2003, 07:10 AM   #4
BCPA-A4
New Member
Account #: 47007
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Posts: 178
Default I'm really not current in this, but....

when I had my inspectors license it was "no larger than a quarter ($0.25 piece) in the windshield wiper area. Outside the wiper area, unlimited.

I have had four stone chips in my '94 Dodge Caravan for years that have never been an inspection issue. Two are about the size of a quarter in the wiper area. One is larger but o/s the wiper area. The same shop has inspected this vehicle since it was new. I have never discussed it with the shop.

My insurance will pay 100% for repair of a stone chip using some sort of expoxy. Replacement comes under Comprehensive which I carry $100 deductible since the premium is only a couple dollars more than $500 deductible.

One could ask, why I have never had these stone chips repaired? I can't tell you except I just don't want to spend any time on it.

Hope this helps!
Sort of like not wanting to spend any time on CPF's (Sorry for the whine, but I had to do it ;D).
BCPA-A4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2003, 08:06 AM   #5
higgies
New Member
Account #: 38706
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 331
Default Ok, well...

I have about a 4 inch crack down in the extreme lower driver's side corner. It starts at a star chip from a rock and goes about 4 inches toward the upper right at a 30 degree angle or so. Not really in line of vision.

Anyway, I put in a claim w/ insurance. I'll have to pay the deductible if they replace it, but they'll repair it for free. That's what I was wondereing what the difference would be if they repair verse replace.

Anyway, the glass company is coming out this afternoon between 1-5 to do something.
higgies is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2003, 08:35 AM   #6
BCPA-A4
New Member
Account #: 47007
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Posts: 178
Default If they judge it repairable, let us know how it works out, TIA

BCPA-A4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2003, 08:37 AM   #7
higgies
New Member
Account #: 38706
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 331
Default I hope it looks ok....I'm not too picky about the car, but a big crack in the windshield is annoying

higgies is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2003, 02:27 PM   #8
higgies
New Member
Account #: 38706
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 331
Default Here's a pic of the chip and crack...just wanted to try to upload! ;o)


higgies is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2003, 02:27 PM
AudiWorld
Audi R8




Paid Advertisement
 
 
 
Reply

Tags
bullseye, car, chip, chipped, chips, crack, cracked, glass, inspection, pa, pennsylvania, requirements, windsheild, windshield, winshield


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:58 AM.


Copyright 2014 AudiWorld.com Audi Enthusiast Community

Personal Contacts