Since 2015 there has been a surge in complaints about Subaru windshields that crack spontaneously. Many believe this is due to a design switch to 'acoustic glass.' Owners want compensation from Subaru because windshield replacements come wi…
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Where Windows Complaints Happen
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- 2018 Outback windshield cracks easily 17 (100%)
- 2008 Impreza windshield/windows seem to have a film on them 11 (65%)
- 2019 Outback windshield crack 11 (65%)
- 2015 Outback cracks easily 11 (65%)
- 2015 Outback window does not operate 8 (47%)
- 2017 Outback cracked windshield 6 (35%)
- 2018 Outback cracked windshield 5 (29%)
The lawsuit against Subaru's crappy windshields will move forward after partially surviving the automaker's motion to dismiss.
The windhsields crack and chip at an alarming rate, but Subaru doesn't cover replacements under warranty if the issue is due to a defect. According to them the warranty only covers material or workmanship issues. Strange position to take, but ok.
While a few allegations were removed due to legal technacilities, the judge said dismissing the case entirely at this point would be premature.…keep reading
"Our windshields may crack, but we didn't break federal safety standard #205"
appears to be Subaru's defense in court against a class-action cracked windshield lawsuit.…keep reading
Just a month after Powell v. Subaru, a second lawsuit is accusing the automaker of selling cars with defective windshields.
The plaintiffs say the use of "acoustic glass" in the windshields seems to correspond with the uptick in complaints.…keep reading
This year's Farmer's Almanac predicts winter to be a long, cold slap in the face. Especially for those of us in the northern areas. My least favorite part of winter? Scraping the darn windshield.
Luckily, Subaru unintentionally came up with a solution to that problem. Unfortunately, it's a massive safety risk and needs to be recalled immediately.…keep reading