Instruct your customers and prospective customers to cover newly acquired rock chips on their windshields with the small adhesive backed circles on the backside of the card to keep out moisture and contaminates until it can be repaired. Add your company’s name and phone number to the front and use Windshield Chip Savers as your business cards. Insurance agents love to hand out Chip Savers!
- Business card size
- Two 1 5/8″ clear adhesive circles to cover even the largest rock chips.
- Package of 100
- Plenty of room for your own custom stamp or label.
- Completely customizable in quantities as low as 1,000 each.
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From the Archives
Do you have customers who forget where they got that cracked windshield? Well, maybe it wasn’t supposed to get that bad or even happen in the first place. Windshields are pretty resilient; a rock-chip on your windshield 9 times out of 10 won’t immediately cause a significant crack-out to occur to the point of needing to have your windshield replaced. However, if left unrepaired, the chances of an eventual crack-out greatly increases.
We recently serviced a Toyota Prius that had a rock chip, and once we started working, the chip turned into a crack that we watched run the length of the windshield, and there was nothing we could do to stop it. We’d never seen anything like this before in our collective 50+ years of repairing windshields.
So, that got us thinking… we did a search and found many people complaining about this very issue, more specifically in the Toyota Prius and a few Subaru models, and some of these folks were able to get warranty replacements. Typically, windshields are not covered under warranty, but in fact, a class action lawsuit against Subaru of America Inc. was filed in early June 2017 in the Northern District of California, claiming the windshields of 2015 through 2016 Subaru Outback and Legacy vehicles “contain one or more design and/or manufacturing defects that cause the windshield to crack, chip and/or fracture.”
What We Think
We want to touch on the issue and pose some helpful thoughts on how you can deal with potential crack-outs IF you see a small crack or chip – and hopefully avoid the need for your customer to get their windshield replaced. Now depending on the customer’s specific vehicle model and year, there could be other factors or significant issues regarding a spontaneous crack-out. There is not much…. Continue Reading