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Find the windsheild wiper fuse on a 96 grand caravan?

The wipers in our caravan stopped working- nothing! i wanted to check the fuse before i replaced the motor- could the fuse be the problem? and where is it?

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  • cathcar Feb 07, 2009

    To use wipers alone they will not work. They work when using the windshield washer only but no water comes out. All headlights work fine.

  • toy70us May 11, 2010

    I HAVE A 96 CARAVAN AND THE WIPERS DONT WORK I CHANGE THE MOTOR ,AND SWITCH ON THE STEERING WHEEL AND THE FUSES BUT NO GO THERS NO POWER GOIN TO IT

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Yes the fuse COULD be the problem , its worth a shot , you will find the front windshield wiper fuse under the hood next to battery in a covered box , take the top cover off and look for # 19 , its a 30 amp fuse , also , the inside of that cover may also identify which fuse is which . cheers'

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Fuse panel is located below left side of instrument panel.
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