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Rear window wiper

During a recent ice storm, I accidently hit the button to turn on the rear wiper and because it was iced up, it didn't move. I then scraped the ice off and it went to the other side and now won't move. You can hear the motor when I turn it on, but it will not move.

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Probably rusted inside. find a replacement or open it up and see if you can spray some lube in there. usually helps.

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