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Wind sheild wiper Motor??

Ok so I was driving down the rd. oneday and all of a sudden, clank, ca, clank" my right windshield wiper blade stalled. So i pulled over and my fiance ended up breaking the arm off, causing what problems..i dont know. But basically i was wondering what this could possible be to have caused this anyway. any advice is appreciated.

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If you are mechanically inclined then you can replace the the wiper assembly. You will have to take the cowl off to get to it. When you install the new assembly be sure that all snaps are seated or it will not work. The GM dealer quoted $300 to fix this. It takes 5 minutes if you know what you are doing and the part can be purchased from http://rockauto.com for $123.79. It is well worth doing yourself. Good luck!


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Assuming that the left wiper is still operational the motor is not broke. The wiper mount is simply a steel gear while the wiper is made of a softer material like aluminum. The theory behind the design is when the wiper is stuck, be it ice or some other obstruction, the steel gear stays in tact while the wiper is sacrificed...the aluminum attachment is stripped. This protects the motor and reciprocating assembly which would be very expensive to replace. You can purchase a new wiper at your local auto parts store. You want the entire wiper not just the blade. The broken piece can be removed when the wiper is in its retracted position (away from the windshield). A good tug should do it. Clean the steel gear and put the new wiper on by lining up the gear hole with the steel gear and push firmly. Just make sure the wiper is
in the proper postion when doing this.

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It's not the Motor if only 1 Stopped Working. At the bottom of the Winshield on the Outside there are Vents. Under these Vents are the Mechanical Arms that Control the Wipers. One of the Arms has Broken. I have never had to Replace these and don't know if they are available at a Auto Parts Store. If not this is a Dealer Only Repair unless you can get some of of a Wrecked Car or a Salvage yard.

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The wiper system has a series of linkages, they are located at the bottom of the windshield (under the plastic at the bottom of the windshield) there are pivots that connect the pieces together and one of them has likely worn out and disconnected itself from the system.....if you are handy it isn't a big job.......just remove the plastic cover at the bottom of the windshield(usually held in place by several screws and sometimes a few clips) and locate the failed part them replace it .Good Luck!
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Section 01-16A: Wiper and Washer System, Ranger/Explorer 1994 Ranger and Explorer Vehicles Workshop Manual
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  1. Remove the right pivot nut and allow the windshield wiper adapter and connecting arm clip to drop into the cowl top outer panel .
  1. Remove the linkage access cover, located on the right side of the dash panel near the windshield wiper motor.
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  1. Test the system.
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