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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The first thing to check is a 13mm nut that holds the wiper arm in place.See if you can move the wiper arm freely back and forth.There is a nut at the base of that wiper arm,Lift up a cover that is hiding the nut. If it comes loose from being froze from ice or snow. Put the wiper in its rest position and tighten the nut back up.
hii..ya u have to replace it with the new
one.Since it is frozen u can't do anything
with that.once u replace it with the new one
it will start working.Other than replacing the
wiper u have nothing to do.
If the wipers were buried under snow/ice or frozen to the windshield, you may have blown the red 10 amp fuse located in cavity 9 in the fuse block located on the bottom left side of the instrument panel near the parking brake pedal. In order of easiest to check: 1) ensure wipers not frozen to windshield. 2) ensure wiper arms are not loose on the pivot stud, 3) check the red 10 amp fuse. You stated that "you can hear the motor". Which motor do you hear? The engine or the wiper motor? If you hear the wiper motor, then the fuse is alright. Try 1) and 2) above. PT Stanley
you likely broke the plastic gear inside the wiper motor by turning wiper on when wipers were frozen to glass. you will have to replace the motor.
you can buy motor on Ebay cheap.
you have to remove screen at bottom of windshield for access. remove side windshield mouldings to be abe to get screen off.
watch very, very carefully how you get wiper linkage out or you will have a hard time getting it back in.