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Default rear window latch about to break. what to do?

my 02tahoe rear window has been taking a beating. the latch is alittle more then half way gone. do i have to get a whole new window? or can i get a new latch put on it? anyone know?

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you can have it filled back in with weld and sanded back round so it looks factory.
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you can have it filled back in with weld and sanded back round so it looks factory.

interesting. i will have to see if i can find someone who can weld it up for me.
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jb weld could be a cheaper/easier option, don't know how long it would last though
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that latch has 2 bolts that hold it on remove that plastic cover and take it off.
find a new 1 at the junkyard or jerry rig it somehow

same thing happen on my old civic.. replaced the latch and walled it off so it never happend again
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Replace it. That's almost identical what I need for my s10 blazer. The common problem is every time you open and close the window/tailgate together, the "U" shaped bracket gets cut into it. After awhile, it starts squeeking...annoying I must say.
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One of the hinges for rear glass on my Escape broke once.. had to get new bolts
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go to a junk yard it will be cheap
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If its as easy to take off as the others said, I'd just replace it.
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