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My windshield wipers wont move but i can still hear the motor

I had ice on my windshield and hit the wipers the drivers side moved a little and when i got to ice off they did not work. But when i hit the switch i can hear the motor.

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You broke the wiper transmission. Most of the time they are dealer only parts.

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

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