How Soon Can You Drive After Windshield Replacement?

By Shawn Longmore •  Updated: 12/20/21 •  5 min read
Technician Installing A Windshield

How Soon Can You Drive After Windshield Replacement?

In most cases, the urethane sealant is dry enough to go 2-3 hours after installation. However, safe drive-away times for auto glass service will depend mainly on the following three elements.

  1. Type of adhesive
  2. Level of humidity.
  3. Overall outside temperature.
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The cost of getting a windshield replaced is not cheap, and driving too soon is a safety problem that will result in additional problems and expenses. Below are some key takeaways:

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Shawn is the founder of Auto Glass Locator and enjoys providing articles related to automotive parts and services. His mission is to make it easy for everyone to find all the information they need in one spot. Each year he continues to help more people find great deals on auto glass and other automotive services.

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