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Works for a while after spraying mechanism with WD40, but inevitably seizes again. Anyone know what cuses thiis?

1998 pathfinder rear window wiper keeps seizing.

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Try spraying with white lithium grease or similar after it's unseized. WD-40 is not a lubricant, only loosens rusted parts.

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Several opinions about this:
Silicon Spray
Guys dont use Silicon Spray - I tried it (expensive stuff) and the windows were great for couple of weeks, then they got really really bad, much worse than how it was originally. The problem is that gunk and dirt get into the silicon and get stuck in it.
It took me months to get rid of the silicon **** using detergent.

WD40 is too thin and wont last long. It can also affect the window tinting.

Carbon/Graphite Powder
This is the best stuff to use. Dust does not get caught in it.
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For the last choice, visit Auto-One stores:

Its cheap - around $5 I think. You can get it from any auto shop such as Repco, AutoOne, etc..

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