Honda has revised its position statement on glass repair and states that aftermarket parts may present "unforeseen circumstances causing the driver assist or other safety systems to operate abnormally, or not at all."
In the period between Jan. 1 and Aug. 17, just nine suits were filed in 2012 in a South Florida's tri-county region by companies with the words “glass” or “windshield” in their names, according to a state database of lawsuits against insurers. By comparison, 978 were filed during the same period in 2016, and 1,067 were filed during the same period this year.
Not only has establishing a glass unit at Craft Collision streamlined the glass repair process, but it has turned into a profit center for the company. Here's how shop owner Kirk Hicks set up a glass repair unit.