Junk Yards Offer Affordable Windshield Replacement Options

Having a crystal-clear windshield to look through while driving is so important. Unfortunately, damage can occur during our daily commute, while running errands or even while your car is sitting in your driveway. Just one misplaced baseball, rock or tree branch can spell disaster for your auto glass.

Buying a replacement windshield brand new can be costly and that expense may cause you to drive around with a scratched or cracked windshield. Have you considered buying used auto glass? You can easily avoid the high cost by purchasing a used windshield from a salvage yard near you.

Benefits Of Buying Used Windshields

In addition to being more affordable than buying a new windshield, salvage yards stock windshields for many makes and models. No waiting, no special ordering, just pick up the windshield replacement you need today. In some cases, the junkyard may offer delivery to your home or the shop that is replacing your windshield. It’s always worth it to check.

Used windshields are also a great option for car enthusiasts who do all or most of their repairs themselves. Not only will buying from a salvage yard save you money, it will save time. If it’s available, you can purchase and install your auto glass the same day.

Used Auto Glass & Power Window Parts For Sale

Your vehicles’ windshield isn’t the only glass that may suffer damage. Broken side and rear windows may require replacement due to accidents or theft. Salvage yard also stock side windows and rear windshields to repair your car, truck or SUVs broken glass. Buying affordably priced used replacement auto glass can be less expensive than your car insurance deductible..

Power windows can stop working due to damage or just wear and tear. In addition to auto glass, local junkyards carry affordable repair parts for your broken power windows. You’ll find necessary parts such as the power window regulator, motor, switches and more. Some salvage yards even offer warranties on parts they sell. Gardner Auto Parts backs each used part sold with their 90-day warranty.


Will My Car Insurance Will Cover My Windshield Repair?

Comprehensive insurance, which covers damages not attributed to an accident, typically covers cracked or badly scratched windshields. While windshields are usually repaired or replaced at no cost to you and the non-collision claim won’t raise your rates, it will be noted on your policy.

If you find yourself with a damaged windshield, check with your insurance company before paying to have it repaired or replaced. Auto glass coverage depends on what type of car insurance policy you have and how it is written. It may cost you nothing out of pocket. However, there may be a deductible and buying used auto glass from a salvage yard may end up being the most affordable option.

OEM Windshield Replacement for European & Japanese Autos

Buying a new aftermarket windshield for your foreign import car, truck, van or SUV may not always be the best option. If you drive a leased vehicle, the agreement may specify OEM replacement parts only. The same applies for factory or aftermarket warranties. Check your paperwork as replacing your damaged windshield, or even side or rear windows, with aftermarket glass may void your warranty or lease agreement.

New OEM auto glass is expensive but you can find affordable used OEM windshields, side windows, rear windshields and even power window parts at your local or online salvage yards. Before you spend more than necessary, check with junkyards, like Gardner Auto Parts, for pricing on used windshield replacements.
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Shop For Quality Replacement Auto Glass In South Florida

Gardner Auto Parts has been serving customers in the South Florida area for over 50 years. You’ll find quality used windshields, windows and power window parts at affordable prices for most makes and models of import and foreign cars, trucks, SUVs and vans.

Search our inventory online or give us a call at 954-972-9407 and we’ll gladly help you find what you’re looking for. If you’re in the area, stop by our junkyard and auto parts store at 2090 NW 21st Street in Pompano Beach, just south of Copans Road on the east side of the road. Our knowledgeable staff is always ready to assist you with all of your auto glass repair needs.

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