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Wiper motor linkage

Wiper motor works but the wipers wont move When I turn on the wipers, they move an inch or not at all, but I can hear the wiper motor running. This happened suddenly, no obvious cause. Thanks.

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  • ejacoby1 Mar 22, 2009

    Thanks very much for the responses. Turned out to be the nut was loose.

    Thanks again.


  • Remo One? May 11, 2010

    Check the linkage!!! They could be stripped. Motor would still work and not move the wipers. You would have to take it all apart and check the linkage!!!

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Flip the caps up from bottom of wiper arm to expose where they attach to pivots. There should be a nut holding them on, try snugging that nut up a bit & see what happens. if it helps, remove the nuts, pry the arms off, and clean inside where spline etc., is and re-attach arms in proper(same) spot and tighten nuts again, but be careful not to tighten too much & snap the stud.

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