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1998 f150 ford wipe linkage

My wipers quit moving. If I move one wiper b hand they both move fine.
I seen on a response that you can access the linkage from under the cowl. Is the cowl the plastic in front of the windshield on the outside?

thanks for your help

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    Bushing broke off wiper transmission assembly

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I had a similar problem the plastic in front of the windshield is the cowl. to remove it I had to pop plastic cover over nuts holding wiper arms. remove them then remove all the screws and two plastic pop retainers and a rubber strip and a number of slide on clips to remove the two piece cowl then remove the electrical plug on the motor and three hex head screws holding the assembly in place (if you extend the linkage toward passenger side it will be easier to remove the assembly) you can get
replacement bushings on line at www.rockauto.com I couldn't find them locally here but did find them
on line . the ones I got are wiper linkage bushings help part no 49451 they are difficult to remove so I cut the worn ones off then used a proper sized socket and c clamp to install the new ones
bigbobpa

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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