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Ronnie Ray Ogg posted a topic in Glass, Lenses, Lighting, Mirrors, Sunroof (BAMR), WipersQuestion for you ?? I have a 2013 limited I have had 4 windshields replaced over the last 3 years. I always ask for OE glass and the first 3 windshields that were done had the soundscreen logo. I used a different installer the last time. He ordered OE glass and put it in. It says carlite on it however no soundscreen logo. I called carlite and asked them about this and it seemed that the lady who called me back was unsure if it is indeed a soundscreen windshield. It may be in my head but it seems like I hear more road noise now than before. Does anyone have any experience with going from a soundscreen to a non soundscreen and did you hear a noticeable difference? The glass installer told me this is all he could get. But the last installer I used was able to get the sounscreen logo.. I am almost hoping for another rock so i can be sure to get sounscreen glass then I will know for sure. Thanks for reading and helping me Ron
bb56 posted a topic in Glass, Lenses, Lighting, Mirrors, Sunroof (BAMR), WipersHi. I'm hoping someone can shed some light on this windshield issue and identification. I bought a used 2011 Edge limited with 63K miles on it. I have been trying to clean the windshield of a terrible haze problem. The outside seems to have some sort of clear coat (possibly a very hard wax) on it that is wearing away. So I tried basic than more and more aggressive cleaning efforts. I finally used a razor and a film was coming off in many of the very hazy areas. Long story short, it is now perfectly clean inside and out - I mean mint. (It took many hours of work). All that is left are some tiny road pebble marks as I would expect. But when it is dark, any light I see has a very thin haze to it that is evenly distributed around the light source. Street lights, oncoming headlights - anything. In daylight it is perfectly clear. I shine my 1000 lumen flashlight through it and I see it. It seems to be in the glass (or maybe the plasic sandwiched in there. But after reading about cleaning windhields, I learned from many of you about the Soundscreen winshields. My Limited does not have the logo so I looked at the part number And it is indeed a FoMoCo Carlite screen with a part number of BA13-7803100-A windshield with rain sensor. When I looked up replacements I find the BA1Z-7803100-B which is the soundscreen version with rain sensor (I checked the Carlite site). So I have three questions... 1) Has anyone found a clear coating on their windshield? What is it and how did you get it off? 2) Does anyone else notice a slight haze around lights at night? (It's not my eyes, my passengers see it too) 3) Does anyone have a limited with this same non-soundscreen windshield? (please look at your part number in the lower drivers corner) Thanks for any insights and help. Since I can't find it as an option for the 2011 Limited, is it possible that it wasn't standard to have the soundscreen acoustic. I have the original sticker but no acoustic windshield is listed.