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Windshield wiper would not return to origi position

2002 E320 automatic wagon I have a 2001 Saturn L300 , the winshield wipers work, but do not return to the origanal position. They instead have decided to stay straight up and down!! It started gradually and now they stand stright up!!! Very annoying!!!!!

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  • japalon Nov 29, 2008

    windshield wipers on my Saturn L-200 do not home in the down position

  • Dicklow Dec 11, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. It appears to be an internal failure in the wiper motor - dealer quoted me $450 for a replacement - I have found one online (Google Saturn windshield wipers). It is fairly easy to replace -open hood-remove wiper arms and the big piece of black plastic "cowl"- the wiper motor is right there!

  • grumps714 Feb 28, 2009

    i have a 90 gmc sierra that cant make the wiper blades stop even when placed in off position what can it be?

  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2009

    my wipers wont go to park position, the stay straight up when i shut them off.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    Need user manual or place for replacement parts

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I had the same problem in my LW200. As the other poster indicated a new wiper motor will do the trick. This is an easy fix. Remove the wiper arms, pry up the plastic center cap and remove the nuts holding the arms down then pull them off. A soft prying nudge from underneath will help as they are splined shafts. Raise the hood, put a large deep well socket on over the splined shafts and remove the 2 large nuts holding the trim panel on. Pull up and off the long rubber which runs along the front of the trim panel, watch there is a sharp edge underneath. Now you can gently pull off the trim panel, remembering to lift it over the splined shafts. Mechanism is right there, remove 3 screws and unplug wiring. Take wiper motor off the linkage swap with a new one at advance auto, about 100 bucks, reinstall in reverse order. Note there is a stamping on the linkage telling you where the pivot arm should be for the rest or stopped position and if you ignore that your wipers will be out of whack. While you are in there you may want to change the cabin air filter as well.

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The wiper logic in the wiper motor is bad. Replace the wiper motor.

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Just grab the wiper arm and turn it on and hold it in the parked position and it should park there every time. The nut gets loose , transmission arm can sometimes slip.

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Check the screw holding the wiper arms

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SOURCE: windshield wipers in front wont work but rear wipers work

Hi! U need to check the switch and the wiring circuit that controls the motor.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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SOURCE: windshield wipers 2004 saturn vue

two separate switches normally have two separate fuses.voltage drop test wiper ground.also check switch output at different speeds. this vehicle may have control module and/or relay by itself or with the module. if output is at switch,intermediate component is the problem.

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SOURCE: Windsheild wiper park position in Saturn 2000 LS1

I had the same problem in my LW200. As the other poster indicated a new wiper motor will do the trick. This is an easy fix. Remove the wiper arms, pry up the plastic center cap and remove the nuts holding the arms down then pull them off. A soft prying nudge from underneath will help as they are splined shafts. Raise the hood, put a large deep well socket on over the splined shafts and remove the 2 large nuts holding the trim panel on. Pull up and off the long rubber which runs along the front of the trim panel, watch there is a sharp edge underneath. Now you can gently pull off the trim panel, remembering to lift it over the splined shafts. Mechanism is right there, remove 3 screws and unplug wiring. Take wiper motor off the linkage swap with a new one at advance auto, about 100 bucks, reinstall in reverse order. Note there is a stamping on the linkage telling you where the pivot arm should be for the rest or stopped position and if you ignore that your wipers will be out of whack. While you are in there you may want to change the cabin air filter as well.

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