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The water for the wipers does not work, checked hoses, check fuses, could it be the moter?

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You might want to check the pump or the electrical wiring for the pump.

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check for power at the wiper motor connection if you have power there when you turn them on then replace the wiper motor.

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May just be that the nozzle is froze up. put the vehicle in a warm are for a while or use a hair dryer to heat it up and also the tube. if this doesn't do it then it may be a fuse or the pump may be bad

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H ello; You stated that you have checked virtually everything. Was this a visual check of wiring and connections orwere any tools like a test light or voltmeter? Is there any power at the master switch? If not, Is there a lockout to prevent passenger use of individual controls? All motors failing simultaneously is highly improbable. Use of a test light is recommended to confirm voltage is present. One other thing would be to check the body to fame ground wire/cable. This shoul be locacted at a point where the engine and firewall are closest together. It is a relative small flat strap made of stainless steel bolted to the engine and screwed onto the firewall. Checking this last item first may save you alot of "hunt and peck" time. Good luck

Posted on Apr 27, 2012

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This solution applies specifically to a 91 Ranger with delay wipers, but may apply to other years as well:

There is a "cold solder" joint on the wiper control module that should be investigated whenever intermittent wiper issues crop up. I dont have the ability to post a schematic, but it is one of the leads that come off of the main terminal, and is fairly large. The solder around the lead will look dull and will most likely show physical separation from the circuit board itself. Re-solder with a good hot iron and it may well cure what ails ya. Takes 30-45 minutes, depending on how adept you are at worming your way under the dash to retrieve the module. It's to the left of the ashtray about 6 inches.

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