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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
98,576 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. remove door panel spray white lithium grease (1 reports)
  3. replace window parts (1 reports)
2004 Chevrolet Avalanche windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche Owner Comments

problem #4

Mar 072014

Avalanche 4X4 1500 Clad Molding V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 130,000 miles


Passenger window was real slow then completely quit working, was told it needed new actuator or motor but wanted to save money so I searched how to replace power window motor and took door panel off, tore the plastic cover inside to spray white lithium grease, ( I think it was $4.00). It worked and almost three years later still works. Hope this helps save your money, took me a hour or less, can't remember for sure on the time since its been so long.

- , Miami, OK, USA

problem #3

Oct 272011

Avalanche Z71 5.3L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 119,303 miles

window regulator switch failed. VERY common on chevy trucks/avalanches of this era 1999-2004 at least.

Take door panel out and replace window regulator. Part alone is around $100 PER DOOR.

So if you have 4 doors.......400 in parts if they all failed roughly. That does not include labor. And the worst part is.........the new part you buy from the store will eventually fail too. It is no better, you are just replacing the faulty part with a new one that is designed bad and gonna fail in time as well. My 93, &94 Chevy trucks never ever had that problem. Prob , crap design & cheap parts made in china.

- , London, Ontario, Canada

problem #2

Jul 162010

Avalanche 1500 V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,000 miles

my drivers side windows work but the passengers window and the drivers seat don't work.i change the 50 amp fuse under the hood but keeps shorting can i fix this problem?

- , Fresno, CA, USA

problem #1

Sep 102008

Avalanche 1500 8 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles

The electric passenger side window does not work most of the time, sometimes it does ? I had it down while driving and it started raining, it took two people standing on the side of the road in the rain with one pulling up on the window and the other pushing the electric window button. You would think that after years of the power window motor invention that the sharp minds at Chevrolet could figure out how to make electric window motors that would last longer than 3 years.

- , Palmetto, GA, USA

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