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 Post subject: Heated windshield replacement??
PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2016 9:30 pm 
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Hi All.

My B-Class pink heated windshield has a huge crack across it from a stone that got me in my first week of ownership. :? :cry:

Has anyone replaced theirs? Any recommendations? Do aftermarket windshield manufacturers even make this windshield? I see that safelite doesn't even have the B-Class listed on their website.

Thanks in advance!


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 Post subject: Re: Heated windshield replacement??
PostPosted: Wed Jan 06, 2016 4:45 am 
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Very sorry to hear about that. Anyone have any ideas? There may be replacement windshields as a gas version is sold in Canada. Then you would be saving on labor at the dealer. If I go to my mechanic, I save $70 per hour vs. dealer. Please don't drive with a broken windshield.

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 Post subject: Re: Heated windshield replacement??
PostPosted: Sat Jan 09, 2016 8:15 am 
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I would go to the dealer on this one. This is too specialized due to limited number of B class here. I believe this windshield (heated) is only in the b-class electric so you are going to have a hard time with aftermarket or canada.

On the plus side your comprehensive insurance should minimize the out of pocket.

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 Post subject: Re: Heated windshield replacement??
PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:30 pm 
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I realize I'm digging this thread up from long past, but I'm about to acquire a B class electric with the heated windshield and it has a pretty darn big rock chip near the middle of the windshield. It hasn't spread yet, and I'm not sure if anyone has attempted filling it.

How much does this windshield cost from Mercedes?


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 Post subject: Re: Heated windshield replacement??
PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:25 am 
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I have heard that it is over $900. I would insist that the seller deduct the money or repair it.

It is truly a custom part. Most B EV parts come from Germany but Mercedes does give loaners.

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 Post subject: Re: Heated windshield replacement??
PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:33 pm 
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Seattle Mercedes quoted ~$1,450 retail for the windshield, and that's before 9% tax and an hour or so of labor. I got the price of the car substantially reduced before buying it.

I'm pretty sure that filling the chip has not been attempted yet, so I'm going to see how it looks after that is attempted. This chip is the size of a quarter. It's probably about as big as a rock chip can get before the initial impact also causes a long crack to form. Probably scared the poop out of the driver when it happened.


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 Post subject: Re: Heated windshield replacement??
PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:55 am 
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I received a quote for $1100.00 two months ago, Southern California.


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 Post subject: Heated windshield replacement??
PostPosted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 8:59 am 
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The heated windshield on my B is the softest, most prone to damage of any I have ever had on any car I have ever owned. Be careful! These are $1,500 to fix at the dealer. There really isn't an alternative.


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 Post subject: Re: Heated windshield replacement??
PostPosted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:13 pm 
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Ours got a stone chip right behind the rear view mirror which spread to a crack all the way down to the base.

In CT our insurance covers glass at 100%, All State sent me to SafeLite glass repair. The car of course wasn’t in their parts book or computer. He ordered the glass from dealer using the VIN number. Took a good 2 weeks to arrive but they changed it in the driveway at our house and I never opened my wallet.

I won’t know until winter if the heated part actually works I guess.


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