Front door window regulators and guides may become worn on Oldsmobile Silhouette

The front door window regulators and guides may become worn causing the door window glass to come off track.
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Average mileage: 137,760 (89,400–199,000)
13 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
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problem details
Driver's side front window. Window tilts and has to be readjusted or held in place while rolling it up.
The driver side door window will go down but won't go back up.
2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette 165,000 mi,
Driver side window regulator wore and I had to replace it and the electric window motor.
2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette 89,400 mi,
Drivers window would not work. Had regulator replaced.
2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette 199,000 mi,
Driver side windo sticks and tilts. I have to pull it up by hand
1990 Oldsmobile Silhouette 154,000 mi,
Window is off track and falls forward
1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette 110,000 mi,
Clips that hold window on track broke causing window to fall out of track. Shortly after this the window failed to operate.
1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette 110,000 mi,
The guides snapped off.
2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette 125,000 mi,
regulator broken
2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette 140,000 mi,
window will not roll down
1995 Oldsmobile Silhouette 130,000 mi,
Plastic retainers that hold window in track broke. Not fixed yet. Can't get replacement guides to stay snapped together