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Rear defroster not working

Hey guys anyone have problem with rear defrost? Since the wether got cold I notice the my window is not difrosting is anyone have this problem and how I can fix .

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Re: Rear defroster not working

Mine stopped working last year. I am still under warranty so I took it back to the dealer for a fix. They showed me where it looked like it was scratched off in a lot of places. I haven't ever hauled anything that could of scratched it. Haven't got it fixed just yet.
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Mine stopped working last year. I am still under warranty so I took it back to the dealer for a fix. They showed me where it looked like it was scratched off in a lot of places. I haven't ever hauled anything that could of scratched it. Haven't got it fixed just yet.
Might look at a defroster grid repair kit, I think Permatex makes one for around $30.
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Might look at a defroster grid repair kit, I think Permatex makes one for around $30.

Thanks! I'll have to check that out!


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Re: Rear defroster not working

Open the rear flipper glass. You will see a black plastic shield around the edges of the defroster grid. The shield has locking tabs every couple of inches that will need to be released to reveal the wiring. Check to make sure the tabs are secured to the edge of the grid. There is a tab on each side. Check and double check these first before performing a grid repair. Obviously, if the defroster tab has come loose, you will need a special conductive adhesive to repair it. Many folks have tried the "over the counter" repair adhesive from various parts stores, and have also has mixed results on the repair being successful.

If you are handy with a multimeter, you can check the continuity of the grid to find any breaks.
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