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Old 01-17-2022, 09:12 AM   #1
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Driver's windshield keeps popping out

I have a split windshield and the driver's side keeps popping out on the lower left corner and up. I have had it repaired 3 times and the most recent pop out occurred on our trip back from the AZ Trump rally on the I10. Could this be structural? Any thoughts before I call again and have them come out? Thanks
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Old 01-17-2022, 09:16 AM   #2
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Short answer is yes, could be structural.

Do some searches. I know I've read that some coaches have to have the front fiberglass reinforced for the windshield. Not sure what make/model.

Hopefully someone can point you in the right direction.
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Old 01-17-2022, 10:43 AM   #3
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I know you just left Arizona but that's where I finally had success.
I read on here about this guy and how good he is on Monacos so
on a trip to Phoenix I had my windshield replaced. I had several replaced
only to have them crack again. Fingers crossed, this one seems to be different, hasn't cracked. There is a certain way to install them that apparently most installers don't believe in or know about.
Here is the place that did mine.

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http://http://www.desertsunrvglass.com/home.html
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Old 01-17-2022, 10:58 PM   #4
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thanks but your link listed isn't active.
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Old 01-17-2022, 11:49 PM   #5
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thanks but your link listed isn't active.
Try this:


Desert sun rv glass - mobile rv glass replacement, windshield repair, windshield replacement
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Old 01-18-2022, 04:18 AM   #6
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Iím having my one piece windshield replaced after being blasted by several rocks. Iím also having the ďgasketĒ replaced. Anyhow here is the info of the company handling the claim through my insurance. They may be able to point you in the right direction.


W: www.customglasssolutions.com
W: www.rvglassparts.com
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Old 01-18-2022, 08:04 AM   #7
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Thanks Bobby
Your link works, mine doesn't.

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Thank you for the Desert Sun RV Glass link. I do not have a problem but when and if I do, if I can, I would drive to AZ to get a good installed windshield.
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Old 01-18-2022, 09:38 AM   #9
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It could be structural and in our case it was. Our windshield popped out on the lower-left corner and we had it repaired several times by competent glass shops.

We were having our coach renovated and alerted the company performing the renovation of our windshield situation. Part of the renovation was to remove the windshield, install a new gasket and reinstall the windshield. Upon removing the windshield the glass shop and the renovation company determined there was a structural issue, further analysis determined that the "A-Pillar" welds had cracked allowing the windshield header to move.

The "fix" was to fabricate and weld gussests on both sides to support the windshield header and install the new gasket and windshield. Fortunately for us, the front end of our coach was disassembled to install new cabinets, TV, MCD shades, and lighting. The repair was made 2 years and the windshield is fine.

My understanding is the chassis "twist" is the cause of most windshield issues. One of the major contributors to chassis "twist" is the leveling process.
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I've had very good results from Andy at SuperGlass in Tucson AZ: (520) 404-6522
Our 1997 Windsor glass kept popping out until Andy fixed it properly.

I've also used RV Glass Solutions: (888) 777-6778
They also fixed fogged side windows and have several different locations.
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Desert sun rv glass - mobile rv glass replacement, windshield repair, windshield replacement

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