Rear Window Defogger Wire Terminal Broken Off of Window Glass on Chevrolet Suburban 1500

The rear window defogger may stop working due to a wire terminal broken off of the rear glass. Our technicians tell us that terminal can be reattached using a special glue or silver solder.

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Average mileage: 108,405 (28,000–330,000)
11 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2014
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 249,987 mi,
Defrost wire came off back windshield
Dealer replaced the whole window free of charge
rear defroster wire detached
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 330,000 mi,
Defrost metal tab no longer attached to glass.
wiring came off back window also!
Rear Window Defogger Wire Terminal Broken Off of Window Glass.
The rear defroster the wiring where it is soldered to the window has come off.
Wire broke free, not fixed yet.
Wire came off 1 month after we bought it. Fixed twice at the dealer with their special glue and came off both times. Still under certified used warranty the dealer replaced the entire window. Total 3.5 days at the dealer to fix the issue start to finish.
Right wire broke off of rear window defrost