Rear Window Defogger Wire Terminal Broken Off of Window Glass on GMC Yukon

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: 99,174 (45,000–180,000)
9 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
18 people reported this problem
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2007 GMC Yukon 80,000 mi,
Did not fix. Would have to replace whole glass.
2008 GMC Yukon 160,000 mi,
Rear window defogger wire terminal broken off. Solution: Super glue
2008 GMC Yukon 180,000 mi,
The wire come on part right where its welded to the glass. I cant put it back theres no click connector. Rear glass its foggy all winter long.
2002 GMC Yukon 60,000 mi,
The rear hatch defroster stopped working because the coiled wire and clip separated from the glass and dangles loose. Hasn't worked in 10 years. Truck is a 2002 which we purchased brand new in January of 2002. 250k miles and still running.
2007 GMC Yukon 110,000 mi,
the wire connector broke loose from the window had to resoider