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Power Window Problems of GMC Envoy



GMC Envoy owners have reported 25 problems related to power window (under the visibility category).

car image   Power Window problem of the 2006 GMC Envoy 1
Failure Date: 08/01/2014

The contact owns a 2006 GMC Envoy xl. The contact stated that the power windows and power locks failed intermittently. The contact also stated that the windshield wipers would independently operate when the switch was in the off mode. In addition, the contact smelled a burning odor. The dealer discovered that the window switch was burned. The vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign number: 14v404000 (electrical system); however, the part needed for the repair was unavailable. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was unavailable.

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car image   Power Window problem of the 2006 GMC Envoy 2
Failure Date: 01/25/2014

The contact owns a 2006 GMC Envoy. The contact stated while driving 20 mph, the driver's side master power window switch become inoperable. The contact received safety recall notification NHTSA campaign number 13v248000(electrical system , visibility); however, the failure occurred immediately after the recall repair was performed. The failure occurred intermittently. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing regarding an electrical failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified about the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 140,000.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2007 GMC Envoy 3
Failure Date: 11/20/2013

The contact owns a 2007 GMC Envoy. The contact stated the driver's side window control panel failed and caught on fire. The vehicle had not been taken to a dealer or mechanic for diagnosis or repairs. The manufacturer was made aware of the problem. The contact stated that the manufacturer informed her that the vehicle was included in a manufacturer's recall but the contact vehicle did not meet the stipulations of the recall requirements. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000.

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car image   Power Window problem of the 2007 GMC Envoy 4
Failure Date: 09/09/2012

The contact owns a 2007 GMC Envoy. While parked, the contact noticed a burning smell from the vehicle. The windows and door locks would not function on the front driver's side door. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. There was a recall under NHTSA campaign id number: 12v406000 (visibility:power window devices and controls) that could have been related to the failure. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and advised the contact that the VIN was not included in the recall. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 43,000.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2003 GMC Envoy 5
Failure Date: 07/18/2012

The contact owns a 2003 GMC Envoy. The contact stated that the driver's side window, could not be opened. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who stated that they needed to replace the master window switch. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not contacted. The failure mileage was 87,404 and the current mileage was 88,536.

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car image   Power Window problem of the 2006 GMC Envoy 6
Failure Date: 06/22/2012

2006 GMC Envoy. Consumer writes in regards to reimbursement for front power window switch module replacement. According to the invoice, the power window switch was defective due to corrosion caused by water or rain that leaked into the main circuit board window switch module.


car image   Power Window problem of the 2007 GMC Envoy 7
Failure Date: 03/23/2012

The drivers door window switch got warm then stopped working, all other windows work with there switches. I am a body tech so I pull the switch out and found the it got so hot it melted. To my surprise it did not trip a breaker or blew a fuse.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2007 GMC Envoy 8
Failure Date: 09/19/2011

The window switch on the drivers side caught fire and burned the insulation, plastic, switch, and no longer works.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2006 GMC Envoy 9
Failure Date: 04/01/2011

While vehicle was running, a burn smell eminitting from driver side door. Immediately brought vehicle to local repair shop for repair. They diagnosed the smell and window failure to the driver side master switch. The repair shop used original replacement part. This month again, my switch does not work and windows currently are not working. Frustrating because GMC accepted no responsibility. I still have the old switch and receipt and should be eligible for reimbursement for the labor and replacement part cost. Thank you.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2004 GMC Envoy 10
Failure Date: 08/20/2010

End gate window regulator failure. No replacement part available.

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car image   Power Window problem of the 2002 GMC Envoy 11
Failure Date: 02/09/2010

On February 8, 2010, I put my SUV in my garage for the night. When I went to get in it the next morning to go to work, the driver's side window was down. I went to turn the ignition key and nothing worked on that side of the door and the window would not go up. This panel controls everything, seat control, movement and heated seat, all windows, both outside mirrors, and now when I turn the key on the horn blows. When I leave the key in the ignition, the alarm to tell me I did, does not go off. I have to manually lock the drivers door. I had to drive it to a dealership, in a snow storm, 0 degree weather, with the window down, only to find out the master switch on the drivers door had burned up. The service mgr. To who I took it to tried to find the part by calling the GMC dealership and junk yards only to be told that this was happening all over the country and that a part was not available anywhere. Most of the doors we were told, were catching on fire and the service mgr. Told me he could smell where it had burned and I was lucky it didn't catch on fire in my garage. I am still waiting on a part to be found or to be manufactured. If this is happening all over the country, why has this not been on recall and how soon can I expect a part and could this still catch on fire. After a lot of work, they finally got my window up, manually so I can still drive it but it is a huge inconvenience. I am on a list at the GMC dealership but have no idea what is going on or when to expect it. Thank you.

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car image   Power Window problem of the 2005 GMC Envoy 12
Failure Date: 03/07/2009

Both of my windows which slide down with the push of a button do not work! they have both busted. One is stuck down. The other I have to shove up because while driving from the vibrations it falls. Very unsafe. They both stopped work while I was operating them by pushing the button for them to slide down. I have not replaced them yet. Its very costly. Its hard to believe no recall has been done. I have found many other complaints regarding this.

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car image   Power Window problem of the 2007 GMC Envoy 13
Failure Date: 12/05/2007

2007 Envoy- decided to roll down passenger window to let fresh air in, cable mechanism for passenger window broke in half window fell down the door, window is now being held up by duct tape. The check engine light is on, nothing is wrong with vehicle, the low fuel light is on constantly even when it has a full tank. This is a 2007 Envoy with all of these problems, has been great vehicle since 2 weeks ago when it got extremely cold and all the problems occurred.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2003 GMC Envoy 14
Failure Date: 11/22/2007

Driver's door panel no longer works, and smells like an electric fire. Check/replaced fuse = ok. All other doors works without a problem, and remote opens other three doors. Driver side door is faulty, and car smells of electrical fire. I removed the fuse, to be safe for right now.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2003 GMC Envoy 15
Failure Date: 06/09/2007

I own a 2003 GMC Envoy and 3 of the 4 power window motors have had to be replaced. This is a very expensive replacement at the dealership. One was replaced while under warranty but the other 2 happened after the warranty expired. Each window cost was $580. 00 for the motor and labor. I think that this part is defective and should be investigated.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2003 GMC Envoy 16
Failure Date: 07/16/2006

(1) events leading up to the failure, - (a) regulator in driver side middle seat door window regulator failed prior to 36000 and - (b) passenger side middle seat door window regulator failed at 43000 miles (2) a- window failed to operate at no charge b- new regulator installed - $200 + charge (3) parts replaced for prior to warranty charge over $200 for second failure.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2003 GMC Envoy 17
Failure Date: 05/21/2006

Gas tank back spits when filling at station. . . Goes all over ground rear access window pops open when driving passenger window mechanism broken and glass pieces formed in door. Mechanism failed to raise and lower the window. . . Causing a grinding sound. Replacement was costly and unecessary for me the car owner. Should work for years without failure.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2004 GMC Envoy 18
Failure Date: 12/07/2005

I have a 2004 GMC Envoy. It has two bucket seats and a second row bench seat and a trunk that is separated by a panel with a glass inside the panel. I guess I have rolled this window down 5 times since I have owned it and now the glass will not roll up or down. I took it to a shop and they said the part (regulator) is on back order from gm. This means only one thing that they have had nothing but problems with it. I called the dealer I purchased the vehicle and of course they honor nothing and in fact had sold out and did not know where my papers were at on the vehicle. This was the reason it took me 34 years to purchase another gm vehicle. I got burned as a green kid out of college with my first job and purchased a gm and got screwed by the sales person in the checkered coat. Go figure. On top of all this, the radio face has turned from black to yellow as the paint of all things has started coming off of the radio. Why was the plastic not molded black plastic instead of yellow plastic and painted. Dealer said it was not under warranty as it was past the miles. Well that stinks as I had the truck less than a year at that point. I travel a lot in my job and put a lot of miles on the vehicle, but that should not have anything to do with the radio or window regulator. What can I do?.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2003 GMC Envoy 19
Failure Date: 12/01/2005

Both rear windows dropped open without reason or cause during highway operation. First window was repaired under warranty, second failure occurred outside of warranty.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2005 GMC Envoy 20
Failure Date: 08/01/2005

2005 GMC Envoy has developed multiple problems. The driver side front seat side cover was coming off and the passenger side front window was inoperative. Both issues were recurrent.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2003 GMC Envoy 21
Failure Date: 08/01/2005

I have a 2003 GMC Envoy. While driving, my daughter attempted to put down the window in the back seat but found it was "jammed". . . It would not go up or down. I took it to the dealer who stated the regulator had to be replaced. In researching the NHTSA site, it appears that other consumers have had the same problems.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2002 GMC Envoy 22
Failure Date: 10/08/2004

After reading the following article, I check and my rear break light bulb driver side was burned out. Please, move forward with this recall!! I have a 2002 Envoy slt that is at 40k miles. Also, my rear driver's side electric window mechanism unexpectedly broke. Some cable inside. The dealer wants to charge $500 to replace the whole assembly. Can you say highway robbery? like mileage has anything to do with window usage. . Read more...

car image   Power Window problem of the 2004 GMC Envoy 23
Failure Date: 02/11/2004

On 3 separate occasions sun roof stuck in an open position. Dealership replaced the sun roof motor. This provided a temporary solution. Also, at 6,000 miles, severe and uncontrollable vibration occurred in the entire body of the vehicle when the rear windows were opened. Vibration occurred when the vehicle's speed exceeded 55 mph. Dealership representative indicated after test driving the vehicle that the vibration was normal, and only one rear window should be opened at a time. Consumer felt the vibration was caused by a design flaw in the rear windows.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2003 GMC Envoy 24
Failure Date: 01/01/2004

Faulty driver side seat belt that will not release to fasten. I have taken the car in and the repair person said that there was nothing wrong, and that it just was catching on something. Also, the passenger side door behind the drivers seat was very hard to open the repair person at the same dealership broke the handle trying to open the door. The repair shop did fix the handle for free, however the door remains still very hard to open and I would not use this particular door. After a while the door would not close and the door latch had to be replaced at my expense. The back window would not go all the way up and the actuator had to be replaced also. I am not sure what month the first incidence took place, but everything seemed to happen quickly afterwards.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2002 GMC Envoy 25
Failure Date: 05/29/2002

Vehicle's air bag light keep flashing/ vehicle running on high rpm's. Air bag sensor replaced and calibrations had to be updated. Additional problems included faded window moldings, loss of power and steering. Ignition switch and fuse block was replaced. Inoperative power mirrors. Parts had to be ordered. Consumer was upset with the number of problems experienced with vehicle and the number of recalls on this new SUV.