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    Default Sharp nick on windscreen!!

    I heard last night driving home a loud blink sound as if a stone hit the windscreen. There is no crack but that little stone have caused a chip with sharp bit on top of it. The wiper i have (which leaves 2 lines) now have damaged the blade rubber which now leaves 3 lines!

    My question, best method in smoothing it down DIY?

    Small but damaging to rubber blade!

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    halfords do a repair kit but that's for little chips.

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    Any idea on cost? Was thinking of doing whole windscreen inspection and repair or replace whole windscreen via insurance?

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    the actual screen second hand with the rain sensor add-on is £50 i don't know about fitting. but you should have a go at repairing the one you've got.

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    If you have comp insurance any of the major windscreen companies should fix it for about £25, some are even free.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Das View Post
    If you have comp insurance any of the major windscreen companies should fix it for about £25, some are even free.
    Tell me a company that does it for that low/free??

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    Quote Originally Posted by dan danz View Post
    the actual screen second hand with the rain sensor add-on is £50 i don't know about fitting. but you should have a go at repairing the one you've got.
    Got wet/dry paper to see if it'll help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Humourbash View Post
    Got wet/dry paper to see if it'll help.
    i wouldn't do that. you need a screen repair/filler.

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    Its sticking out affecting wiper blade! Its low down near where wipers park. About an inch above.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Humourbash View Post
    Tell me a company that does it for that low/free??
    Well you'd have to check your insurance policy to find that out.
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