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Windshield wipers only work on high setting and do not park

I own a 2004 Chevy Malibu that I just recently took into a body shop to have the hood and valve cover to my engine replaced. After leaving the shop I noticed that my windshield wipers that were in perfect working order the day I dropped it off suddenly only work on the highest setting and when turned off do not park in the proper setting. I called the shop and they told me that there is no way that they could have had anything to do with that with the work that they had done. Can anyone out there help me?

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It is the Wiper Motor causing the Problem and will need to be Replaced. They could have caused it by Bumping the Wiper Motor Casing when replacing the Hood or when Working on the Motor. Please Rate my Response, I need all the HelpI can get! Thanks!

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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