Front Windows Come Off Track Due to Broken Sash Brackets on Pontiac Grand Am

The front window sash brackets may break causing the window to come off track. Our technicians tell us that new brackets are available and can be installed on the old window glass if it is not damaged.

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Average mileage: 118,748 (12,800–203,565)
8 model years affected: 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am165,000
The two brackets holding the window snapped in half. Trying to find just the brackets now. Also trying to figure out how to get the old brackets off the window.
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My driver's side window is held up by a stick.
found parts at auto zone about $9.00. took door apart, had to grind off old clips with small grinder glued new clips on with epoxy put back together took about an hour and a half.
both driver side & passenger side window brackets have broken, the part for each window is 297.00 & that is fixing it your self, if you take it in to get fixed it is way over 500.00 for each window
2002 Pontiac Grand Am110,000
Four times now - front windows have come off track & I've had to pay to have the doors taken off and windows replaced as they break in the process. Not cheap for a recurring problem.
The brackets broke on mine before I bought the car with 52,000 miles. I didn't realize that was the problem until the other bracket broke and my window never rolled back up. These parts cost around $80 from the dealer or you can get a whole new system for $40 for both doors online (the Aero uses the same type). Obviously fixed the problem.
had this fixed window went down in the well and would not come back up BRACKET BROKE OFF, WILL I RECIEVE MY PAYMENT BACK BECAUSE I GOT THIS FIXED
I have the same problem, the first time with the passenger side window brackets breaking now I currently have the same issue on my drivers side. Gotta wait til I can get it fixed because the passenger side cost about $275 to fix. It's crazy how both sides have the same issue
Not off track yet But common use of window up or down and few years And its crooked at times while going up or down Wouldn't take much or long after this to come off track then I. Sure
1999 Pontiac Grand Am203,565
what is the name of the brackets that hold sash clips to window and to the window regulator. Its "L" shaped so I would think its called a "L" bracket, but cant seem to find it at the parts store
both of my front Windows are off track on a 2006 Chrysler 300
2005 Pontiac Grand Am100,000
window is off track and stuck inside the drivers side door
2003 Pontiac Grand Am105,000
Window sash clips broke at the front when the weight of a mans arm on the window (still slightly up- not completely down) caused the break. I guess they get brittle and break over time.
my problem is slight different ,my window won't go down when push button but will go up
Replaced both engine motors, still isn't fixed.
2002 Pontiac Grand Am200,000
Both front windows will not toll down they are off track if they go down cant get them ba k up
Window regulator clip broke and the window sash clips are broken. This is window number 2 this has happened too.
2004 Pontiac Grand Am125,000
The Door ate the window. my mechanic said not to bother buying the replacement clips. They would fall off after a month or so. found a replacement window on ebay for $60
2001 Pontiac Grand Am130,000
Window off track in bottom of door. Not fixed yet.
2002 Pontiac Grand Am160,588
door ate widow thankfully got whole window intact
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