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Rear wiper glitch (and windows), wipes on turning ignition key

The rear wiper will perform a few wipes upon turning the ignition key to just before start. Again when turning the key to start the engine. Also the rear wiper will not rest in its normal horizontal position, but somewhere up on the window. Where to look to solve this? All I know is the previous owner replaced the rear wiper after it was missing completely. Another electric glitch shows, which all 4 electric windows will open when unlocking the car - when turning the key back to mid position - but doesn't happen always.

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SOURCE: rear wiper hangs loose, wont wipe

Sounds like the spring has broken in the wiper arm. If you pull the cover off of the base of the wiper arm there will be a screw. Remove the screw and pull straight out on the base of the arm. That will release it from the actuator. You should be able to pick one up at a parts house for about $20 to $40 dollars or you could shop a salvage yard for about $10. Hope this helps. Good luck. Please re-post with updates. Thanks cj2176.

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SOURCE: GMC 2006 Envoy. Rear Wiper arm pressure on window

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SOURCE: Rear wiper and washer of BMW 5 E39 not working

I had the same problem. I thought it was an issue with a blown fuse, but also noticed that the rear wiper was very stiff.
I solved it by opening the rear window (so the wiper is not clicked into the motor) then squirt some WD40 into the wiper mechanism (I put the oil in from the outside). Gently move the wiper from side to side until it starts to free up - after a couple of movements the wiper should be moving freely again. No issues since.

At the same time, check that the washer jet is correctly angled. Mine was squirting directly into the wiper which may have caused it to rust up a bit.


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Sounds like the starter is the culprit,when the brushes in it are almost gone they will work intermittently and if the brushes aren't touching then you won't even get a click because of the lack of ground for the pull in portion of the starter solenoid winds.The next time it won't start,give the starter a tap or two to confirm this.It should start if i'm right.The starter is under the passengers side just to the rear of the front tire,bolted to the bell housing.

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Why is it my 2008 chevy uplander rear wiper motor/blade moves some and stops. I let van set 5-10 minutes with key off. Turn on key. Wiper motor/blade moves a few degrees and then stops again. Why?


Can you move the wiper by hand ? Which does your vehicle have ?
WDA/Z88 The rear wiper is controlled based on an input from the rear wiper/washer portion of the multifunction switch. When closed, the wiper ON and wiper DELAY switches provide a unique voltage signal to the rear window wiper motor indicating the desired speed. Each switch has a unique resistor that drops the voltage to a specified value which is interpreted by the rear window wiper motor as ON or DELAY. The rear wiper motor receives B+ voltage from the I/P fuse block and accessory voltage from the body control module (BCM).
W49 The rear wiper is controlled based on an input from the rear wiper/washer switch. When closed, the wiper ON switch provides a voltage signal to the rear window wiper motor indicating rear wiper operation is requested. The rear wiper motor receives B+ voltage from the I/P fuse block and accessory voltage from the body control module (BCM).
Do you know how to do electrical testing ?
WDA/Z88
  1. Ignition OFF, disconnect the harness connector X1 at the multifunction switch.
  2. Ignition ON, verify a test lamp illuminates between the ignition circuit terminal 4 and ground.
  3. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, refer to Power Mode Mismatch.

  4. Ignition OFF, connect the harness connector at the multifunction switch. Disconnect the harness connector at the rear window wiper motor.
  5. Test for less than 20 ohms between the ground circuit terminal B and ground.
  6. ?‡'
    If greater than the specified range, test the ground circuit for an open/high resistance.

  7. Ignition ON, verify a test lamp illuminates between the B+ circuit terminal A and ground.
  8. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the B+ circuit for an open/high resistance.

  9. Verify a test lamp illuminates between the ignition circuit terminal E and ground.
  10. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance.

  11. Rear wiper switch in the ON position, test for B+ between the signal circuit terminal D and ground.
  12. ?‡'
    If less than the specified value, test the signal circuit for an open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, test or replace the multifunction switch.

  13. Rear wiper switch in the DELAY position, test for B+ between the signal circuit terminal D and ground.
  14. ?‡'
    If less than the specified value, test or replace the multifunction switch.

  15. If all circuits test normal, test or replace the rear window wiper motor.
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  2. Ignition ON, verify a test lamp illuminates between the ignition circuit terminal 6 and ground.
  3. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, refer to Power Mode Mismatch.

  4. Ignition OFF, connect the harness connector at the rear wiper switch. Disconnect the harness connector at the rear window wiper motor.
  5. Test for less than 20 ohms between the ground circuit terminal B and ground.
  6. ?‡'
    If greater than the specified range, test the ground circuit for an open/high resistance.

  7. Ignition ON, verify a test lamp illuminates between the B+ circuit terminal A and ground.
  8. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the B+ circuit for an open/high resistance.

  9. Verify a test lamp illuminates between the ignition circuit terminal E and ground.
  10. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance.

  11. Rear wiper switch in the ON position, verify a test lamp illuminates between the signal circuit terminal D and ground.
  12. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the signal circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, test or replace the I/P switch assembly.

  13. If all circuits test normal, test or replace the rear window wiper motor.
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OK got your message on the other post (About the van) I am assuming that your Voyager is equipped with Automatic Climate Control. Follow the instructions below and you will get a better idea of what is wrong with your system.

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