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I changed the wiper motor out.  They worked without the blades on, but after installing the blades they tried to move down toward the hood.  I think the motor still works but it seems the shafts are just turning in the wiper arms.

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    Wiper motor disconnected from wipers

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You may of fitted the blades when the wiper motor wasnt in park

ok remove wiper arms turn ignition on turn on wipers then turn of by wiper swicth not key motor will stop in park position fit wiper arms in positon try and your done

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