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Replace 07 Tahoe Wiper Arm

Replace '07 Tahoe wiper arm. I have pulled the protective cap off, removed the nut, but the arm doesn't come off?  Now What?

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  • Ryan.McCabe Jan 28, 2009

    Thanks mpodeszek, i tried letting it soak in WD40 then wiggling it harder & harder but it's not budging. The who shaft and assembly below the hood is moving and i'm worried if I try any hard something will brake? Any other suggestions?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    Removed nut but arm still wont release.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    Removed nut but arm wont release.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Locate pivot arm nut

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Just pull on it a little harder and it will come off Believe me I have taken off so many of them you can try Wd 40 let it soak and then try again and jiggle it. Please rate my response Thank you very much!

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Wiper arm mounting nut gm_truck_s10_w-wpr-arm_ret-nt.gif
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Rear wiper arm mounting nut gm_truck_s10_w-wpr-arm_ret-nt_rr.gif
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If there is noise, the noise could be coming from the wiper arm joint being stripped out or the motor itself assuming that the ball joints under the hood and behind the firewall are still connected.

Check these items, and I'm sure you will get to the bottom of this.

Good luck on this repair.

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