Volkswagen Jetta Auto Glass
Auto glass helps protect you and your Volkswagen Jetta in various ways. When the glass breaks, you need to handle the replacement quickly. Information about the replacement glass makes it easier to get what you need.Where does glass go on your Jetta?
Glass is located throughout the Volkswagen Jetta. Different sizes and shapes are found in various areas, making it important to identify the location that needs to be replaced.
- Windshield: Found at the front of the sedan.
- Driver and side windows: Found on all doors.
- Back window: Located above the trunk.
- Stationary window: Found behind the rear passenger windows.
- Side view mirrors: Mounted to the front doors.
Replacing auto glass is a complex process due to the weight of window panes. The replacement method varies based on the location of the glass. Windshields and back windows require existing seals to be removed. New seals are then put into place around the window. The windows on doors need to be installed by removing the door panels and placing the pane of glass on the track.What are the benefits of tempered glass?
Tempered glass is treated using chemicals or heat. It strengthens the glass so that it is about four times stronger than regular glass. The main perk is that its hard to break, which is a needed quality for an automobile. Another main benefit is that if the glass were to break, it would break into smaller pieces that do not have rough edges.What are the common tint levels?
Auto tint is identified by a percentage. The percentage is the amount of light that the tint will allow. By having tint on the glass, it is possible to reduce the amount of UV rays that enter the sedan. Further, it adds security by preventing the view of the full interior.
- 50%: A low level of tint.
- 20%: The most common form of auto tint for noncommercial vehicles.
- 5%: Commonly identified as limo tint.
It is important to review a few aspects of your Volkswagen Jetta so you know how to buy the right glass.
- Model year: The year will determine the size and shape of the glass.
- Kits: Full kits will provide seals in addition to the cut glass.
- Features: Glass can have various features, such as tint.