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Driver's side wiper froze and broke on PT Cruiser.

My wiper blades were frozen to the windshield and I turned on the car and didn't realize the wipers were turned on.  Now the driver's side is broken.  Passenger side works fine. I have the same problem with my  2006 Toyota camry. In fact this is the second time it happened. The first time was under warrranty.  Would the solution be the same .

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  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    My 2005 Camry: linkage has twice disconnected from the driver's side wiper shaft. Twice I've pulled the assembly & used a vise to press the arm back onto the shaft. There's no nut to hold it in place - it's just a press-fit. I can't see it lasting long. Thinking of drilling & tapping the shaft so I can mechanically retain the linkage arm w/a small bolt & washer...

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There is likely something in the linkage between the wiper and the motor that is broken.

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