REVscene - Vancouver Automotive Forum


Welcome to the REVscene Automotive Forum forums.

Registration is Free!You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today! The banners on the left side and below do not show for registered users!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.


Go Back   REVscene Automotive Forum > Automotive Chat > Vancouver Auto Chat

Vancouver Auto Chat 2016 VAC Community Head Moderator: Raid3n

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-08-2012, 03:32 PM   #1
Need to Seek Professional Help
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: vancouver
Posts: 1,046
Thanked 2,184 Times in 237 Posts
Rear glass shattered while closing door

So my friend has a 2009 honda civic that she bought new. Yesterday night she drove home and parked the car in the garage. As she closed her driver side door the rear glass shattered somehow. I'm not really sure how this happened but she went to speedy auto glass, got it repaired and paid the deductible.

My question is would she be able to claim it through Honda's warranty? I imagine that even if she could, it might be hard to prove that the glass just shattered on its own.
Advertisement
ziggyx is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2012, 04:07 PM   #2
Rs has made me the woman i am today!
 
donjalapeno's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Guadalajara
Posts: 4,331
Thanked 4,794 Times in 1,062 Posts
donjalapeno is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2012, 04:10 PM   #3
Banned (ABWS)
 
niu99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Richmond
Posts: 232
Thanked 182 Times in 60 Posts
how does that even happen? i don't think by closing a door the pressure inside the interior is gonna shatter the rear glass? and why specifically rear glass shattered and not the windshield or other glasses? explainations??
niu99 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2012, 04:15 PM   #4
Wanna have a threesome?
 
MindBomber's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Langley
Posts: 4,881
Thanked 5,042 Times in 1,652 Posts
MindBomber is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2012, 04:58 PM   #5
YOU CANT CUT BACK ON FUNDING! YOU WILL REGRET THIS
 
CP.AR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: FL400
Posts: 5,827
Thanked 3,017 Times in 1,024 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by niu99 View Post
how does that even happen? i don't think by closing a door the pressure inside the interior is gonna shatter the rear glass? and why specifically rear glass shattered and not the windshield or other glasses? explainations??
soundwaves.
this stuff happens more often then you think.
my uncle's '89 accord had it's rear window shattered by an ambulance + police car just passing by with the sirens on. ICBC did not even question it and replaced it.
Same thing happened to a family friend's 3-series couple years ago

though closing a door.... can't really think of a way to make a high-pitched sound like that
__________________
My Babies:
2004 Camry Special Special Edition (Van)
1997 Mazda Eunos 500 (Oz) (Sold... obviously)
CP.AR is offline  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 03-08-2012, 05:07 PM   #6
Ask me about how I answered the question "How fat is TOO fat?"
 
The_AK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Richmond
Posts: 7,646
Thanked 3,324 Times in 954 Posts
Is this your friend?

Edit by RabidRat: Potentially NSFW
Spoiler!
__________________
I'm so stance my roof rack got a roof rack

░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░

Quote:
Originally Posted by SkunkWorks View Post
I believe cars are meant to be driven. I see zero point in having a beautiful car and never driving it. Might as well have Miranda Kerr in your bed and sleeping on the ground cause you don't want to fudge her mascara...

Last edited by RabidRat; 03-09-2012 at 04:09 PM.
The_AK is online now  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
This post FAILED by:
Old 03-08-2012, 05:07 PM   #7
CRS
ninja edits your posts without your knowledge
 
CRS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Vancouver
Posts: 14,273
Thanked 5,381 Times in 1,450 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Amuro Ray View Post
soundwaves.
this stuff happens more often then you think.
my uncle's '89 accord had it's rear window shattered by an ambulance + police car just passing by with the sirens on. ICBC did not even question it and replaced it.
Same thing happened to a family friend's 3-series couple years ago

though closing a door.... can't really think of a way to make a high-pitched sound like that


Perhaps she closed it with so much strength and so quickly that it caused a dramatic increase in pressure within the cabin. All this built up pressure had to be released somehow and found its way by breaking through the weakest point - the rear side window.

......

Yeah, I can't really imagine how that happened unless the window was previously cracked or somehow weakened and the vibrations from closing the door was the final push it needed to break.
CRS is offline  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 03-08-2012, 05:25 PM   #8
Banned (ABWS)
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: 1
Posts: 232
Thanked 912 Times in 95 Posts
bobbyhill is offline  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 03-08-2012, 05:52 PM   #9
My homepage has been set to RS
 
Limitless's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Burnaby BC
Posts: 2,160
Thanked 2,498 Times in 508 Posts
Happened to my 2009 civic too a few months after I got the car, except it was parked outside overnight around -5 degrees during winter. My mom started the car to warm it up and turned on the rear defroster and then went back upstairs. She goes back to the car a few minutes later, opens the door then closes it and the rear glass shattered

Tried arguing with Honda for a bit but they didn't cover it under warranty, even though the same thing happened to a few other civics too :/
__________________
Check out my car photography :)
@limitless.one

370z Build Thread
E92 328xi Build Thread
E46 325ci Build Thread


Current: 09 370z, 07 E92 328xi, 90 NA Miata
Past: 09 Civic Hybrid, 93 EG Si, 94 Integra GSR, 02 WRX, 99 NB Miata, 01 E46 325ci
Limitless is offline  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 03-08-2012, 06:02 PM   #10
They let me be a moderator. LOL
 
SpuGen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Vancouver
Posts: 9,129
Thanked 3,420 Times in 828 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Limitless View Post
Happened to my 2009 civic too a few months after I got the car, except it was parked outside overnight around -5 degrees during winter. My mom started the car to warm it up and turned on the rear defroster and then went back upstairs. She goes back to the car a few minutes later, opens the door then closes it and the rear glass shattered

Tried arguing with Honda for a bit but they didn't cover it under warranty, even though the same thing happened to a few other civics too :/
Never happened to my Civic.
Then again, I didn't rice it out.
Posted via RS Mobile
SpuGen is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2012, 06:05 PM   #11
The Car Review, IG handler, Mod
 
!Aznboi128's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: vancouver
Posts: 26,056
Thanked 3,207 Times in 1,027 Posts
civic hybrid 1224?

that being said that sucks how window smashes that easily
__________________
[NS]NiteShadow
my feedback (128-0-0)
Revscene Automotive Review Team
Quick links to personal reviews -> BMW E90 m3 Miata with k24 MazdaSpeed 3 Accord Euro R Mini Cooper S Clubman Hyunda Tucson Limited Turbo Jeep Wrangler Sport
Official Revscene Instagram Coordinator
!Aznboi128 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2012, 06:05 PM   #12
dlo
HELP ME PLS!!!
 
dlo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: vancouver
Posts: 5,947
Thanked 7,860 Times in 1,399 Posts
wtf lol how is that possible? and wtf is ur 1224 badge
__________________
Quote:
[08-12, 00:25] Iceman-19 the owner was someone i knew. trusted him. that blew up in my face like i was a 19 year old jap girl at a bukkake party.
dlo is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2012, 06:22 PM   #13
My homepage has been set to RS
 
Limitless's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Burnaby BC
Posts: 2,160
Thanked 2,498 Times in 508 Posts
Lol figures post a picture of the rear glass and I get bashed for the rice on my car that was over a year ago. Typical revscene but yeah I'm not gonna deny how rice it is. Also not gonna bother explaining every single thing on my car that's wrong in the picture because I would go on forever, just gonna say that the car doesn't look like that anymore.

Back on topic, got my glass replaced by speedyglass as well and it never happened again, though I keep finding small pieces of glass hidden away here and there even up to this day :S
__________________
Check out my car photography :)
@limitless.one

370z Build Thread
E92 328xi Build Thread
E46 325ci Build Thread


Current: 09 370z, 07 E92 328xi, 90 NA Miata
Past: 09 Civic Hybrid, 93 EG Si, 94 Integra GSR, 02 WRX, 99 NB Miata, 01 E46 325ci
Limitless is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2012, 09:37 AM   #14
14 dolla balla aint got nothing on me!
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 600
Thanked 352 Times in 166 Posts
The integrity of the window glass must have been compromised someway before. I can't imagine how fast you have to close/open door to create such pressure differences. Seems like you were really unlucky...
GGnoRE is online now  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2012, 09:41 AM   #15
Rider
 
gdoh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Surrey
Posts: 3,266
Thanked 2,074 Times in 528 Posts
pics of friend so that we can rule out the possibility of strength
gdoh is offline  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 03-09-2012, 12:10 PM   #16
RS.net, where our google ads make absolutely no sense!
 
JD35's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Victoria
Posts: 926
Thanked 740 Times in 129 Posts
lol hondas...
JD35 is offline  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 03-09-2012, 12:49 PM   #17
What hasn't Killed me, has made me more tolerant of RS!
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: 2
Posts: 193
Thanked 214 Times in 47 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by ctr_eg View Post
lol hondas...
HOW IRONIC BRO:derp :
:d erp:

UR USERNAME IS ALL ABOUT HONDA CIVIC
MPTness is offline  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 03-09-2012, 03:01 PM   #18
RS.net, where our google ads make absolutely no sense!
 
JD35's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Victoria
Posts: 926
Thanked 740 Times in 129 Posts
JD35 is offline  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 03-09-2012, 04:12 PM   #19
RabidMod
 
RabidRat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: SF Bay Area, CA
Posts: 5,670
Thanked 566 Times in 198 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Limitless View Post
Typical revscene
Hahaha you know it.
__________________
03 S2K | 07 R6
RabidRat is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2012, 04:46 PM   #20
Need to Seek Professional Help
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: vancouver
Posts: 1,046
Thanked 2,184 Times in 237 Posts
thanks for the serious replies
ziggyx is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2012, 04:50 PM   #21
Tifa kick in the face mod
 
freakshow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: richmond
Posts: 6,584
Thanked 2,899 Times in 791 Posts
no, seriously.. 1224?
__________________
Feedback | South African Products

I searched for truth, and all I found was You

'00 323i (Sold)
'01 Civic Si (Sold)
'95 240sx (Sold)
'02 LMB M5 (Sold)
'92 4Runner (Sold)
'92 Civic VX (Sold)
'03 SL500 (For Sale)
'92 NSX
'99 M3 (Totalled)
'07 Audi A4 (Sold)
'01 CB M5
freakshow is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2012, 04:53 PM   #22
NLY
Helps you change your flat, doesn't hit on your girlfriend while doing so
 
NLY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Kitsilano
Posts: 896
Thanked 1,747 Times in 275 Posts
Should be a viable issue if there are previous cases of the rear glass shattering.

Best thing to do is to notify Honda Canada and go from there!
__________________
_

..we stopped checking for monsters under the bed when we realized they were inside us.
NLY is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2012, 05:17 PM   #23
My AFC gave me an ABS CEL code of LOL while at WOT!
 
Sky_High's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: RevScene.net
Posts: 1,889
Thanked 1,283 Times in 419 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by freakshow View Post
no, seriously.. 1224?
Probably his anniversary date with Le LG

Spoiler!
Sky_High is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2012, 05:23 PM   #24
I *heart* Revscene.net very Muchie
 
Artimus63's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Surrey
Posts: 3,879
Thanked 180 Times in 71 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sky_High View Post
Probably his anniversary date with Le LG

Spoiler!
You guys are soooooo dumb....

Obviously it's a riced out sleeper civic with 1224 HP!
Artimus63 is offline  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 03-09-2012, 05:31 PM   #25
RS.net, where our google ads make absolutely no sense!
 
lgman's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Vancouver
Posts: 963
Thanked 737 Times in 181 Posts
Hot water for de-icing the morning frost??

I know most of us here wont do that to our own cars but maybe that is what caused the weakening of the rear glass consistent lazyness by throwing warm/hot water on the windows to de frost them quicker then years go by and finally the window gives in... Possible?
__________________
My feedback
lgman is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 12:21 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Revscene.net cannot be held accountable for the actions of its members nor does the opinions of the members represent that of Revscene.net