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Window Tilt mechanism

A home owner from Pittsburgh, PA says:
Here is a picture of one of the many windows that have a broken window tilt mechanism. Is this a part that can be replaced? Also, the one window showing still has the front latch attached. Most of them do not even have the front latch.

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User submitted a photo of a tilt latch.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Thank you for posting. I'm not sure exactly what you have based on this image, but I can make a few suggestions for you to consider. Look at our 26-001 finger lever, 26-069 tilt, 26-016 spring, and 26-017 spring retainer. Let me know if you agree.
A home owner from Pittsburgh, PA says:
So I would be able to correct the spring loaded mechanism that allows the window to stay open without falling forward and also use the lever to be able to tilt the window if need be? There are 5 windows that need this. And is it fairly simple to install?

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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Replacing this hardware can be a bit tricky. Check out the guide below to see a diagram of what needs to go where. Keep in mind you will have to remove the top cap of your window sash. If you've never done this before, you might want the help of a local professional.
A home owner from Pittsburgh, PA says:
How would the window sash be taken off? Does the side come off? Because the top portion is affixed to the glass.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
It's honestly different for every sash. It can be tricky, so if you've never done it before you may want a professional to come out and help you.
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