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We at Change Auto Glass Repair and Windshield Replacement stand by our word when we say you will receive same-day, factory-quality auto glass repair, windshields, and windshield replacement services for all makes and models of automobiles, trucks and commercial vehicles. Our goal is to make the inconvenience of broken auto glass or chipped windshields as minimal as possible.

Why Expect Anything Less?

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Not only are our mobile installers at Change Auto Glass NGA certified, but they are also some of the friendliest and helpful individuals you will meet. Over the history of our business, we have come to understand that excellence in customer service is our number one priority. We understand that our business could not strive or survive without our loyal customer base. SJ

Change Auto Glass Guarantee.

At Change Auto Glass, we realize that our success is based entirely on results. This is why we offer LIFE TIME WARRANTY on all glass defects and craftsmanship. If for any reason you are not satisfied with your installation, simply give us a call, and we will work with you until you are fully satisfied.

We are proud to offer our customers an even larger service area with the grand opening of our new locations. Our Headquarters is located in San Jose CA.

OEM Auto Glass Repair & Replacement

What is OEM? OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer. An OEM windshield will be identical to the original, factory installed windshield that came with your car when it was brand new. These windshields may not necessarily manufactured by the company who made the windshield originally installed on your car, but they are nearly identical in almost every way. This glass is manufactured according to your car maker’s very specific regulations, and should match your original in size, shape, and color. The thickness and durability should be identical as well. It’s important to note that these windshields are also certified by the Department of Transportation, so you can be assured of their safety.

Aftermarket Auto Glass Replacement

What is After Market Glass Replacement? Aftermarket glass is manufactured by auto glass companies who don’t necessarily contract with specific auto makers. Since these companies are not manufacturing OEM windshields under contract for the auto manufacturer, they don’t have to abide by specific manufacturer guidelines. In fact, due to copyright laws, auto glass companies are actually prohibited from producing windshields that are identical to the factory-installed versions. Obviously, the size and shape will have to be identical, because otherwise the glass would not fit into your vehicle. However, the thickness and durability may be different, and the color of the tint may vary slightly as well.

Some consumers complain that their aftermarket windshields leak or produce excess noise. Others may notice a wavy quality to the glass, or the different color to the tint may be displeasing. While the differences are usually small, very discriminating car owners may be displeased with their aftermarket glass. Others, however, report little to no difference between their car’s original windshield and their new aftermarket version.

Like most things, the decision may come down to money. Insurance companies may only cover aftermarket glass, because it is less expensive. This leaves the car owner to decide whether they want to pay extra for an OEM windshield. Many aftermarket windshields work out very well for the consumer, but those not willing to take a risk on slightly lower quality will often choose to invest in an OEM windshield.

One final note on OEM windshields vs aftermarket: If the vehicle is leased, the leasing contract may specifically state that the windshield can only be replaced with an OEM windshield. Any time the windshield in a leased vehicle is to be replaced, the driver should check their leasing agreement very carefully for this specification. Otherwise, extra charges may be assessed when the vehicle is returned at the end of the leasing period.

 

What we do?

Glass Type Repair and Replaced:

Windshield Replacement Quarter Glass
Convertible Windows Rear View Mirrors
Door Glass Restore Classic Autos
Foreign Auto Glass Side Mirrors
General Auto Glass Replacement Side Windows
Rear Window Replacement Sun & Moon Roofs
Headlights and Taillights Thermal Glass
Heavy Machinery Glass Truck Glass
Mirrored Glass Van Glass
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  • Zee Karim

    Change Auto Glass is located in Fremont on Thornton Ave. close to my house. Drove by the shop and seemed to be a busy auto glass shop. My windshield had a chip but had i repaired the windshield my drive by session, i would have saved some dollars, but i waited and the chip on my windshield cracked. I visited the change Glass shop and got a quote and I decided to try their service. My windshield on Chev Suburban was replaced with in an hour. I was out on the road with a new windshield. Fast,professional, and great prices. I also tinted my windows the following day. Their tint pricing is the lowest i could find. I tinted my windows and so far looks excellent. Changed the whole image of my car looks by replacing a new windshield with clear vision and getting dark tint on my windows. Very satisfied with Changeautoglass.com service.

    • changeautoglass

      Thanks Zee Karim. We are glad our years of experience is helping us provide excellent customers service and superior windshield repair and installation.

  • changeautoglass

    Thanks Zee Karim. We are glad our years of experience is helping us provide excellent customers service and superior windshield repair and installation.