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Wipers my wipers stop in the "up" position. I put another motor on and have the same problem. I have adjusted it per manuel. I found that passenger side has a worn knerled end on the arm. Would this be the problem? Also is the passenger side considered the "control" side as that side costs considerable more? Tim

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  • Tim D Sep 09, 2008

    Thanks!!! I try this.... sounds right.

  • Tim D Sep 10, 2008

    Where is this cam located ?????

  • WallyKosmo Oct 17, 2008

    How do you get the cam for $85? My local dealer offered me a replacement part for $240 + taxes + labour. I guess they wanted me to replace half of the engine compartment for that reason.

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There is a cam for the wipers that is about $85 at your local GM dealer. It has instructions on how to install it correctly in the box the part comes from. I went through a couple of new arms ($25 ea) before a great GM parts guy told me that the cam is the one to replace. IT's worked good ever since. Good luck

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