How long does it take to replace a car window?

A few days ago, one of my car windows broke. I’ve had a bag in the window since then but it’s really ugly and I feel that my car isn’t very safe. I want to get the window fixed, but I work every day this week. How long does it take to replace a car window?

Chloe Jenkins · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
I’m sorry to hear that your window is broken, but getting it fixed is always the best course of action. Generally, it will take less than an hour to get your car window replaced.
All you need to do is call ahead and make an appointment. You shouldn’t have to take a full day off of work or anything—so no worries there!
If the broken window was the result of a collision, vandalism, or unforeseen weather conditions, your car insurance policy may cover the cost of the repair. This would fall under your
collision coverage
comprehensive coverage
. If you do not have either of these
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