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Very expensive to recalibrate the cameras if needed, like $600 or so - that won't be covered by your insurance policy. I've read that some replace the glass and don't need to recalibrate so I'd try that first. You probably want OEM glass though, I don't think third party glass will have the sound deadener glass.
Had windshield replaced @ 18 K due to small rock damage 2" from edge of glass, that cracked to edge 2 days later on a hot day. I use a very competent "in the shop" glass dealer & did NOT require camera recalibrating, but was cautioned recalibrating might be necessary. I think in the shop not in the field ( run & gun ) might be the difference.
 

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Yes having same issue, going onto my 3ra windshield. Current one has 2 cracks and 3 chips in all different areas.
Anyone having issues with their windshield? I purchased my Niro in August, replaced the windshield less than 6 weeks later. Now, I'm getting ready to have to replace it again. Has anyone else had issues with the windshield being very easily broken??
 

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Anyone having issues with their windshield? I purchased my Niro in August, replaced the windshield less than 6 weeks later. Now, I'm getting ready to have to replace it again. Has anyone else had issues with the windshield being very easily broken??
Yes, My Niro EV, purchased in Dec of 2019, spontaneously developed a crack in the winshield that has spread across the lower window. I am now faced with replacing it. I window was not struck by rocks or other debris.
 

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Over the last 42,000 miles, I've had some seriously scary rock impacts thrown by trucks. Zero damage. Previous cars would have chipped or cracked. That is just by the way, you may have had a stress fracture. Which is a bit odd after such a long time but certainly possible.

I talked to my insurance company last week and out of curiosity asked them about window replacement. Until the car has 50,000 miles on it, they replace (no copay) the window with the OEM one. After that, third party can be installed (I might be able to pay the difference in cost to the installer). Don't understand the rationale for that, and it varies by state they work in. Was told that was actually the policy of installers.

On a perhaps more important note, they said they cover all costs of replacement - including recalibration of those front facing cameras used for safety systems like LKAS. I've read that dealers may charge up to $600 for that service and third parties cannot do it.

Reader beware of course: this is my insurance and yours will probably be different.
 

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Anyone having issues with their windshield? I purchased my Niro in August, replaced the windshield less than 6 weeks later. Now, I'm getting ready to have to replace it again. Has anyone else had issues with the windshield being very easily broken??
Yes!
 
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