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Can not remove rear wiper arm from the wiper motor shaft.

The broken wiper arm seems to fitted on a cone shaped shaft. After the locking nut has been removed and despite heavy spraying with releasing oil, it resists all efforts to lever it off. Indeed it lifts the motor shaft slightly through the bodywork. Is a special tool like a drawer required, or am I missing seeing some other fastening device?

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Try prying up on 2 edges at same time, and wiggle it. If that doesn't work, spin nut back on to cover threads but leave loose enough for a little movement while you pry in 2 spots across from each other & have someone tap the center shaft & nut, with a quick rap of hammer. Not too hard.

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Wiper arm mounting nut gm_truck_s10_w-wpr-arm_ret-nt.gif
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Rear wiper arm mounting nut gm_truck_s10_w-wpr-arm_ret-nt_rr.gif
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If there is noise, the noise could be coming from the wiper arm joint being stripped out or the motor itself assuming that the ball joints under the hood and behind the firewall are still connected.

Check these items, and I'm sure you will get to the bottom of this.

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