how do you remove the broken pivot bar

A home owner from Westbrook, Ct. says:
Do you know how to remove a broken pivot bar that broke off while still in the window? Any suggestions on how to remove the piece left in the window Thanks
A home owner from westbrook, ct. says:
It broke off at the screw hole closest to the head of the pivot bar and the rest of the bar is stuck inside of the window.
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Dave Sr. from SWISCO responded:
Without actually seeing the window it's hard to figure out the problem, however what I would try is to remove the screws and try to shake out the broken pivot bar or possibly try to grab it with a needle nose or long nose pliers.
A quick learner from Virginia says:
I just had to replace two of them in the same window. Since they was older windows the bar that was broke was stuck, so i took a small nail and stuck it in the screw hole, and gave it a few taps with a hammer. It loosened it up enough that i could use something to press against the bar and move it enough to get a hold of it with some pliers. it came out easy enough
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