Question about 2001 Subaru Forester
How difficult to fix??
Hi, it is pretty straightfoward (ahem, you know how this can go. depends on whether your wiper arm retaining bolt is frozen and snaps off the shaft or not). First, take a look at your fuse to make sure it is intact. If it is, just gently pop off all of the plastic trim covering the tailgate, and undo screws too as necessary. Then test the connector wires to be sure you are still getting power back there to the motor, I used a $4 test light that I got from AutoZone. Then use a large philips head screwdriver and 10mm socket to remove the whole dang thing.
Posted on Nov 03, 2008
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Open the assembly and dry it. I would do so in full sun on a
in low humidity and add a clear silicone sealant around the wire connection
harness and around the rim of the light cover. The one around the light cover
should be thin. If it is still happening, dry it again and place a small amount
of baking soda in the assembly. It will settle to the lowest point and should
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