Suburban 1500

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

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 108,259 (28,000–330,000)
11 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2014
38 people reported this problem
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Defrost wire came off back windshield
Driver's side wire terminal for rear window defogger has separated from soldered connection.
Wire broke free, not fixed yet.
Dealer replaced the whole window free of charge
rear defroster wire detached
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 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