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Old 08-18-2005, 06:41 PM   #1
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Hey guys, I've been reading about issues about power window failure. I just got my car last week used with 32000 miles. I have no idea if my windows were repaired or not. My windows work great so far. What years are these failures more frequent? It seems like the 2000 model year is most common.
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the cord that the windows travel up and down on snap without notice... you will be driving someday and one of the rear windows will just drop and not go back up... it is a VERY common problem and happens without any warning what so ever...
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are they working now????":
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My windows are great. I wish I never read any of this. Now I'm worried It'll happen to me in the rain.
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my right rear just stopped working last week, luckily its stuck up... not the usual situation where its stuck down
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there are several posts on this and an "open letter" post also i beleive.

this is a very common problem.
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I havent had this problem . Yet. 45000 miles
so I was at the dealer for the fuel reg recall and asked him if he could look up my history
to see if the previous owner had them replaced. the answer was No.

hope I have one of the lucky ones
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Haven't had any problems yet in the 3+ years & 70,000 miles I've owned this one, however the driver window makes one heck of a racket when lowering. It sounds like a roller coaster tractoring up the incline, a gear lashing sound very pronounced.
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This is good. I want to hear more stories like this.
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the cord that the windows travel up and down on snap without notice... you will be driving someday and one of the rear windows will just drop and not go back up... it is a VERY common problem and happens without any warning what so ever...
Not if you ask GM. I just replaced my SECOND one last week. I called GM about it and they said it was simply due to wear and tear. Mind you, I do not have kids and the rear windows are NEVER rolled down!!!

Rather than giving me a percentage of the repair costs, they offered me a $1000 rebate towards buying a new GM. Are you kidding me? I'll never buy a GM lemon again.
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