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Driver side windshield wiper doesn't work

I thought maybe the teeth on the wiper arm were stripped, but it turns out that the teeth on the post are stripped. Any way to fix this?

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Also thought of drilling a hole and inserting a pin to hold it in place.?

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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Only proper fix is to replace. might could put some epoxy in the wiper arm(very small amount) and reinstall let it set up without using for a while. remember if you do this it will never come off again!!!

Posted on Nov 06, 2008

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