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I'm well aware, '21 Bronco is far from perfect and has some "loveable" defects. That being said, had my front two windows rolled a few inches down and when I rolled over the train tracks holy toledo those things wobbled so hard. Not exaggerating it scared the crap out of me and I am surprised neither broke.

Has anyone else experienced something like this or is this a unique scenario? I think if they were further down/all the way down/all the way up its obviously no problem whatsoever, but being down just a little I had this experience.
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I'm well aware, '21 Bronco is far from perfect and has some "loveable" defects. That being said, had my front two windows rolled a few inches down and when I rolled over the train tracks holy toledo those things wobbled so hard. Not exaggerating it scared the crap out of me and I am surprised neither broke.

Has anyone else experienced something like this or is this a unique scenario? I think if they were further down/all the way down/all the way up its obviously no problem whatsoever, but being down just a little I had this experience.
A few of the video reviews I've watched have mentioned that the windows are really janky if you shut the door with them not fully up. Seems to be poorly designed unfortunately.
 
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It completely caught me off guard, so note to self/anyone else be careful. Im terrified of breaking something in this economy, might be some time before I can get a replacement
 

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I'm well aware, '21 Bronco is far from perfect and has some "loveable" defects. That being said, had my front two windows rolled a few inches down and when I rolled over the train tracks holy toledo those things wobbled so hard. Not exaggerating it scared the crap out of me and I am surprised neither broke.

Has anyone else experienced something like this or is this a unique scenario? I think if they were further down/all the way down/all the way up its obviously no problem whatsoever, but being down just a little I had this experience.
oh yea the windows are shit. I go over any bump and those things are wobbling like crazy. Probably because they are frameless windows
 
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I'm well aware, '21 Bronco is far from perfect and has some "loveable" defects. That being said, had my front two windows rolled a few inches down and when I rolled over the train tracks holy toledo those things wobbled so hard. Not exaggerating it scared the crap out of me and I am surprised neither broke.

Has anyone else experienced something like this or is this a unique scenario? I think if they were further down/all the way down/all the way up its obviously no problem whatsoever, but being down just a little I had this experience.
VIOLENT? Did anyone die? How many of you are in the hospital? 😉
 

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first time ive read of this issue. interested to hear it. not asking you to do it again on purpose tho, of course. You wont catch me risking breaking something like that when i finally take one home.
 

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oh yea the windows are shit. I go over any bump and those things are wobbling like crazy. Probably because they are frameless windows
Driven a few cars with frameless windows. None I would consider janky. I think it's more that they are highly if not perfectly flat frameless windows.
 

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oh yea the windows are shit. I go over any bump and those things are wobbling like crazy. Probably because they are frameless windows
mine don't make a sound and I've been on some bumpy roads, if yours really rattle around when all the way up, I'd have it looked at. I have zero complaints. Frameless windows have been around for a long time. I've had several over the last 30 years, no reason to rattle unless something is wrong.
 

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At the Off Roadeo in Vegas, I experienced the same thing with the windows part way down. It got really dusty and i put the windows all the way up for a minute until the Bronco in front of me had taken off. I moved them down about half way and took off, I scared myself. I thought the windows were about to fall off or I had f'ed something up. I put them all the way down and didn't play with them again.
 

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Mine aren't violently rattling but I did note they make more noise when closing the door or shaking it when ajar, than my frameless Saab convertible windows. I have definitely taken note and believe that they are at greater chance of failure/coming out or off their track.

Sounds like it is a design flaw. Not as strong as they could/should be. Hope they fail before the warranty is over.
 

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I learned about frameless windows with my 2015 Mustang GT. All the way up or all the way down are the options.
Curious about this... I owned a 17 GT for just shy of 4 years and didn't ever have issues with the windows not all the way up or down.
 

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I'm well aware, '21 Bronco is far from perfect and has some "loveable" defects. That being said, had my front two windows rolled a few inches down and when I rolled over the train tracks holy toledo those things wobbled so hard. Not exaggerating it scared the crap out of me and I am surprised neither broke.

Has anyone else experienced something like this or is this a unique scenario? I think if they were further down/all the way down/all the way up its obviously no problem whatsoever, but being down just a little I had this experience.
Same thing happens to me when it’s partially down .
 

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Curious about this... I owned a 17 GT for just shy of 4 years and didn't ever have issues with the windows not all the way up or down.
Well the passenger side partially down shook violently at 140mph down the front stretch at VIR. :p Sometimes going over railroad tracks or bumps mine would shake a good bit.
 
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