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…Continue reading article "Cracked Windshields"
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- windshield cracks easily in the 2018 Outback
- windshield/windows seem to have a film on them in the 2008 Impreza
- windshield crack in the 2019 Outback
- cracks easily in the 2015 Outback
- window does not operate in the 2015 Outback
- cracked windshield in the 2017 Outback
- cracked windshield in the 2018 Outback
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 article "Subaru Windshield Lawsuit Survives Motion to Dismiss"
"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 article "Subaru Wants Windshield Lawsuit Dropped"
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 article "Another Lawsuits Looks to Expand on Previous Cracked Windshield Suit"
The lawsuit says Subaru refuses to pay for repairs under warranty even though the cracks are not being caused by an external force, but some internal defect.
Additionally, the cost to replace the windshield skyrockets because the EyeSight system needs to be recalibrated each time.keep reading article "Lawsuit Says Forester and Outbacks Have Windshields That Crack Spontaneously"
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 article "Well, That's One Way to Thaw a Windshield"