Dodge Auto Glass & Windshield Replacement
Dodge is an American brand of automobiles. Owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Founded in 1900 as a parts company, they began to manufacturing cars in 1914. Based in Detroit Dodge has American Made roots and die hard followers. During the 70’s muscle car movement they became a major player with the race ready Hemi V8 and the now famous Challenger. The Dodge Ram truck is one of the most popular trucks ever made. Winning Motor trend Truck of the Year 5 times. In recent years Dodge has spun off the Ram series trucks to sell under their own brand, Ram Trucks. Although, now they dropped the name Dodge, they are still a Dodge at heart in every way.
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Dodge Windshield Replacement
As a domestic vehicle and their popularity has kept glass replacement cost in line with Ford and Chevrolet. In recent years they have moved away from traditional mouldings or windshield gaskets in favor of a more sleek appearance. With no top moulding it is very important that the removal of the windshield is done without scratching the vehicles paint. There is no moulding to cover it. Dodge replacement glass parts a widely available for most makes and models including the classics.
Aftermarket auto glass is going to cost less than the Mopar brand factory replacement. Many enthusiasts insist on Mopar products keep their cars and trucks true American heritage. A Mopar windshield generally cost about twice as much a an aftermarket. Not all glass has a cheaper aftermarket option. Some of the Ram Trucks have back glass options that only Mopar produces. These special options make for an expensive replacement.
Each vehicle has there own unique character when it comes to glass replacement and requires a technician that is skilled and knowledgeable with the Dodge brand to ensure a quality auto glass or windshield replacement.
The Dodge Ram Back Glass Power Slider requires major dis assembly of the interior and removal of the rear seat. The replacement time can range from 2-4 hours depending on the installer. It is one of the most difficult and time consuming replacement jobs.
Dodge and Ram Trucks Windshield Replacement Options:
Along with the brand of glass you choose for your replacement there are many features and options that your Dodge vehicle may be equipped with.
Windshield with Logo- Located in the top center of the windshield a logo is imprinted on the glass. On the Dodge Ram it is the “Rams Head” logo.
For the Dodge Challenger the logo is located in Lower Paint Band and is a Silhouette of the Challenger.
Humidity Sensor- A sensor attached to the windshield behind the rear-view mirror will detect moisture on the inside of the glass and activate the Automatic Climate Controls.
Rain Sensor- A optical sensor attached to the windshield. It uses infrared light beamed at a 45-degree angle into the windshield which reflects back — if the glass is wet, less light returns to the sensor, and the windshield wipers wipers turn on.
Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist- Using a camera mounted to the windshield the system measures the vehicle’s position within lane boundaries. The system monitors the vehicle’s movement and will provide an audible and visual warning when the vehicle moves onto either line if the turn signal isn’t activated. During an unintentional lane drift, the system provides a visual warning and uses electric power steering to help gently course-correct the vehicle back into the lane.
Automatic High Beam Headlamp Control- The system provides increased forward lighting at night by automating high beam control through the use of a digital camera mounted on the windshield. This camera detects vehicle specific light and automatically switches from high beams to low beams until the approaching vehicle is out of view.
Adaptive Cruise Control- The system will allow you to keep cruise control engaged in light to moderate traffic conditions without the constant need to reset your cruise control. Using a radar sensor and a forward facing camera mounted to the windshield designed to detect a vehicle directly ahead of you.
Dodge Windshield Replacement Service Locations:
- Austin, TX -Dodge & Ram Trucks Windshield Replacement
- Dallas, TX -Dodge & Ram Trucks Windshield Replacement
- San Antonio, TX -Dodge & Ram Trucks Windshield Replacement
Current Vehicle lineup
- Grand Caravan
- Ram 1500
- Ram 2500
- Ram 3500
- Ram Chassis Cab
- Ram C/V Tradesman
- Ram ProMaster City
- Ram Promaster
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Dodge and Ram Trucks Auto Glass Parts
When you need to have your Dodge or Ram Trucks windshield or auto glass replaced, it is always best to use Mopar OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) glass. This will ensure a perfect fit and problem free. After-market glass from reputable brands like Pilkington make good substitutes for OEM glass cost is a concern. Abbey Rowe Auto Glass provides all necessary parts for the replacement and its included in our quoted price. Don’t be fooled by other companies that say they can save you money by reusing the moulding or clips. That is a recipe for problems to include wind noise, leaks and loose trim. Mopar glass is the only parts designed and engineered exclusively for Chrysler, Jeep® Dodge and RAM vehicles. These parts preserve the integrity of your vehicle.