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Windows Fall Into Door Panels

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7.7

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$635.00
Average Mileage:
81,982 miles
Total Complaints:
7 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replaced window regulators 3 times (3 reports)
  2. replace window regulators (2 reports)
  3. not sure (1 reports)
  4. replace window clips (1 reports)
2004 Pontiac Grand Am windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2004 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments

problem #7

Mar 282015

Grand Am LX

  • Automatic transmission
  • 78,872 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

At this moment, the window is propped into the door (by a relative) and I can't open it, but that's a very short-term fix as it will only fall in again. This car has been a piece of junk from the day I brought it home! Just about every type of trim, inside and out, has broken or fallen off, there was a recall on the ignition switch for which I was only given a new key!!!! The rear view mirror fell off while I was driving on a highway! The cloth on the windshield visors and attached at the top is fraying badly and about to come loose altogether. Numerous pieces of rubber and fiberglass around the doors have come loose, broken, come off. I will never buy an American-made car again!

This piece of crap should never have been made because it was thrown together like junk and then sold for thousands of dollars more than it was worth. THAT is what wrecked the American car industry--no standards of quality! At this stage of my life, I'm a disabled senior citizen with a limited income and cannot afford to take this car to a dealer every time something goes wrong (which is constantly). I'm hoping I can get someone to fix the window problem cheaper than the amount your website lists.

- , Jackson, MS, USA

problem #6

Jun 012014

Grand Am V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 145,000 miles

Happened to both back passenger windows. I paid a mechanic to fix one at the tune of 500 bucks! My boyfriend fixed the other parts off amazon for about 50 bucks.

- , York, PA, USA

problem #5

Jun 152011

Grand Am

  • Automatic transmission
  • 72,000 miles

I went to roll the rear windows down and wasn't able to roll either one back up. I took it to Safelite repair to find out the regulators and motors needed replacing and was told its a common issue with these car.

- , Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #4

Oct 012013

Grand Am GT 3.2L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 94,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The windows in this car drive me crazy. If you think in upper michigan this is not a safety issue try having the window fall down and it is a 40 below windchill outside. This happened and this was the second time. GM I really like my car. Now it is fall and the same thing is happening and again I need to pay for this repair. You would think after three times it would change but it does not. I know my car is an older car by your standards, but you have the same problem in newer ones. The best part I went to my GM dealer and they told me they would need to replace the whole window and wanted to charge me big bucks for GMC parts. That was crap as I did find a place that replaces the clips.

- , Negaunee, MI, USA

problem #3

Jul 012010

Grand Am GT 3.4L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 64,000 miles

Paid $75 to have fixed. Bottom of factory window clips broke off, shop got glass shavings in door and all along track, now window is etched. Broke again, glue failure. This time I fixed it myself. $5 tube of glue. Cause is that the tract path was designed to shift on way down which causes excess stress on the clips resulting in failure. Oh, driver side is the problem child. Gets the most use..

- , Kingsville, Ohio (OH), USA

problem #2

Jul 102009

Grand Am GT Air Ram V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles

i bought this 2004 Pontiac grand am gt in 2008. i thought that being a fairly newer car i was set as far as not dumping money into it! in 2009 my passenger side window stopped going up and down then fell into the door panel. the drivers side soon followed suit. i have had both sides done 3 times on each side and currently the passenger side needs to be fixed yet again. i have heard from other people that the 2 door models are known for this problem with the windows.

- , Berwick, PA, USA

problem #1

Jul 102009

Grand Am GT Air Ram V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles

i have had my window regulators changed 3 times in both driver side and passenger sides.the windows start to go up funny then stop going up and down all together.yhen the windows start to fall into the door! i bought the car in Nov. of 2008. at only 5 yrs. old that is ridiculous! i have heard of other people having this problem with the 2 dr. models! i have to get the passenger side one replaced again!

- , Berwick, PA, USA

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