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Driver Side wiper not working

Passenger side works as normal, but driver's side wiper can be moved by hand but does not actuate with the motor at all.

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    i was cleanin the car off and a piece of ice got stuck under the blade so i snapped the wipper the nit wouldnt move i can move it freely with my hand but the motor makes noice like it want to but the wipers dont move atall

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The most likely cause is the nut at the base of the wiper arm. If it is loose it can cause this problem. If that is not the problem then the next thing that would probably cause it is wiper linkage that is worn out and has become disconnected.

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