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Depends on the size of the crack. If it is small enough a repair can be made that is fairly inexpensive and will keep the crack from getting any larger. If the crack obstructs the drivers vision you need to have the windshield replaced. Many glass repair shops will come to your home or place of business to make the repair and, depending on your deductible, most insurance companies will cove the repair free rather than pay for a new windshield. Your local glass repair shop will have all the details.

Also, even if the crack extends clear across the windshield you can rest assured that under normal circumsantces the windshield is not going to fall out or leak. The glass is laminated over a pretty substantial rubber like layer to prevent shattering.

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