Another Lawsuits Looks to Expand on Previous Cracked Windshield Suit

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Scott McCracken
A large spider web crack in a windshield, just above the dash

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.

This case adds additional models to class-action pool, including the Outback, Forester, Crosstrek, Impreza, Legacy, and Ascent.

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Too Many Subarus Suffer From Spotaneously Cracked Windshields

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

Image from inside the a 2016 Forester cabin showing a large horizontal crack along the bottom of the windshield.

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