Cracked windscreen

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rikdisco2017
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Cracked windscreen

Post by rikdisco2017 » Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:28 pm

Hi guys
Was due to pick my new disco up today, but had a call from the Dealer saying the windscreen had cracked ? Had been stood on forcourt ! Any thoughts

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Windscreen


JiiJii71
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Re: Cracked windscreen

Post by JiiJii71 » Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:40 pm

Something went wrong with glueing?


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p4vvs
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Re: Cracked windscreen

Post by p4vvs » Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:16 am

Bad luck! agreed, probably glues wrong and then when driven cracked due to the body flexing. A word of advice, when they do repair it check the rubber seals either side are glues firmly as mine has come away, common problem.


Manu
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Re: Cracked windscreen

Post by Manu » Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:56 pm

Hi all, this is interesting as my windscreen developed a 50cm long L shaped crack after one week of driving. The rubber seals on the sides had come away as well. The dealer insisted that a stone had caused the problem and my insurance coughed up the amount to have a new windscreen. And now they are changing the 2 lateral bars on the side of the windscreen.
PS: I am based in France


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