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1997 nissan altima

The drivers side windshield wiper doesn't work, There is no resistance. You can move it back and forth with hand. The other side you can't, that one works. Can it be a motor? How can it be fixed? This exact problem just happened to me last night! I was hoping it was a single-motor with a broken/detached linkage. I am going to look into it right now. I'll post what I find, but I am no guru like keemo68...

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  • chi2jjk Dec 04, 2008

    It's probably simple, and I am somewhat mechanically inclined, but how do the wiper arms come off?

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Remove the arms and the panel or the neted are shich hides the motor and the linkage, what you will find is that the link would have come off either from the motor itself or from the wiper transmission it is linked with a small plastic like press on cup only available from a nissan dealer very cheap and you can do it with very little mechanic's skill

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