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If you happen to have a crack or chip in your windshield or window, you are most likely considering auto glass repair as a solution. Not many Sheboygan drivers know how to repair auto glass and the materials that are needed for proper auto glass repair. At Holiday Automotive in Fond du Lac, our auto glass repair shop and collision center are here to help you! Whether you schedule service for your repair or if you want to learn the steps on how to do it yourself, read on below to learn how to repair auto glass so you know it’s done right!

How to Repair Auto Glass

Do you have a small crack or chip in your windshield? Learn how to repair auto glass in just a few simple steps. The most important part about auto glass repair is ensuring that you have all the correct materials, tools, and time to repair your windshield or window properly. Instead of visiting our auto glass repair shop, learn how to repair auto glass here:

  1. Determine if the crack or chip has broken the outer layer of the glass or the inner layer of the glass or both. DIY Auto glass repair works best for any damage to the outer layer of the glass.
  2. Search and purchase an auto glass repair or windshield crack repair kit at your local hardware store, automotive repair store, or auto glass repair shop.
  3. Dry your windshield to room temperature using a hair dryer. Complete your auto glass repair in dry weather or park your vehicle inside.
  4. Clean your windshield of any dirt and debris
  5. Once clean, peel back the adhesive strip and apply it to the newly cleaned glass.
  6. Center the adhesive strip over the chip
  7. Burnish/rub the adhesive strip with a blunt object and peel away any remaining film.
  8. Align the adapter to be as vertical as possible then place it on the film and burnish/rub with a blunt object once more.
  9. Remove the cap off the syringe and attach it to the adapter.
  10. Pull back on the syringe as far as it will go and create a vacuum by holding this position.

Your auto glass repair is now complete!

Visit Our Collision Center at Holiday Automotive!

Now that you know how to repair auto glass, visit our auto glass repair shop if you need professional help. Contact us today to learn about our service specials.

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