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Front wiper motor not working

Front wiper won't spray. Washer fluid is full. Cannot hear motor when ying to activate spray. Fuse is ok. Wiper hose ok ,no leaks

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I had this problem and it turned out the sprayers on the hood were plugged up. Dealer replaced them and it's worked perfectly since.

Posted on Jan 15, 2013

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SOURCE: windshield wiper fluid does not spray and how does it turn on?

The washer pump should be in the resivoir bottle...remove the plug on the bottom of the resivior and check it for power when the washer button ie pushed... if you have power, then you should replave the washer motor...
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Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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the fuse is the same as for the wipers and push on washer switch and see if you can hear washer pump run,otherwise try this (unless the motor pump has been dry run too long and ruined pump assy) and can't pump any longer go to a garage that has compressed air and at the wiper nozzles first gently blow air into each nozzle, then go to reservoir and remove supply hose to wiper nozzles and blow air gently and see if there's an obstruction in the line, you can use say 30 lbs max,reason being if any hoses where you cant get to them they can blow off fittings, also take air hose and on top of reservoir blow into hole on top of reservoir to push product thru lines and help pump (same as removing hose) on reservoir, I bet its unprimed itself or blocked with dirt,try this first

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

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SOURCE: 2005 taurus front wipers won't work

A broken wiper motor transmission is very common. It has plastic pieces that will break and is located under the black plastic cowel at the bottom of the windshield. You will need to order it from the Ford dealer.

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a1992 ford explorer the front and rear wipers quit workin

check for power at the wiper motor. If power at the wiper motor but no wiper action then replace the motor. if no power at the motor then use a jumper wire and put power to the motor. Does motor run? if so check for open circuit in the wire someplace.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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SOURCE: 1998 ford expedition front windshield washer

fuse for washer pump, can you here the pump, if not then power to pump isn't present. Check the fuse for it.

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

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