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Wiper blades my wiper blades for my 1994 dodge carivan don't work...can hear the motor going but they dont move

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I have had a similar problem with mine. Once I took the cover(s) off of where the wipers are connected to one another, I discovered that there was a little plastic cap missing that held the link from the motor to the wipers...two replacement caps were less than two dollars and for a single Mom with not much car repair knowledge, it was a doddle to fix...Good Luck!

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If it appears that all linkages etc. under cowl are moving as they should, try this Shut wipers off and allow them to go to what normally would be "park" position. Lift cap on end by pivot (where they bolt on) and you'll find a nut on top. If wipers are already down where they belong, simply tighten those nuts, but be careful not to use too much force, it's pretty easy to snap those studs, just real snug is good. If wipers aren't where they should be, loosen nut first, pry up slightly near pivot area, then move wiper to correct spot & tighten.I would normally take wipers right off, and clean shavings off splines on pivots & inside arm, then re-install & tighten, but my guess is you'll have a hard time getting them to pop off, if you haven't done it before, so this may be good enough for you, but if you know how to get them off, clean them up as described is better.

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