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Buick Century wipers out of sync

The windshield wipers on my 99 Buick Century are out of sync. They even cross over each other. What can it be?

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  • jpanozzo May 15, 2009

    i have this same problem. It seems like a gear is stripped out somwhere in the wiper/motor. The driver wiper goes too far and goes off the windshield when going over 50 MPH. I tried locating the wiper motor, but it is non existent in the engine compartment...PLEASE HELP

  • DanyielAI May 11, 2010

    Could be they were installed wrong. You can turn them on and note there position. then shut them off and remove the wiper arms and position them corectly. It's a very easy operation. It could also be that something heavy like snow or ice was on them and they got turned on and it stripped the small fins inside the wiper arm and they moved just enough to be out of sync. It happens all the time. If this is the case the arms may need changing. hope this helped.

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    John Jan 10, 2014

    Done this a few times...finally figured it out....if popped off because turned on when frozen.....connect where it came a part....then pop off from wiper motor....back bar connects to both spindals...rotate the bar on drive side till back in sync....reconnect to wiper motor...power on/off till lines up...connect...now Fixed....96 Buick....hope this Helps for future folks...

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    Can I use a 10/30 motor oil on a 99' buick century with 200k miles?

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    Can I use a 10/30 motor oil on a 99' buick century with 200k miles?

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You could also see if the bolts holding the wipers on came loose from the snow and ice. Pop the cover off, loosen and straighten the wipers where they should be and tighten.

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