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My dash is curling up starting at windshield .

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The dash in 1999-2005 Pontiac Grand AM's is known to have issues with "curling" and discoloration. While the only solution to completely fix the issue is to replace the dash, there is another, less professional way to fix it. Start by using a blow dryer to heat up the top of the dash, hold the hairdryer several inches from the dash and move it back and forth until the dash is soft enough to be manipulated. Now, pull the dash up and away from the windshield, and using a strong glue such as "Gorilla glue", glue the underside of the dash. Now push the dash back into place and lodge a hard object between the dash and the windshield. Let the glue dry for at least 16 hours before removing the object used to hold it in place. The dash should no longer looked "curled".

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