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Rear wiper does not function at all

Rear wiper does not work. Almost pulling hair out of my head trying to diagnose. Fuse, relays check out fine. Thought motor was bad replaced with new one and no dice! Last thing left was the switch and I open up console it was on looked like there was a bit of discoloration on the circuit board where the pin for the wiper switch is. Bought another replacement console for the vehicle in hopes it would alleviate the problem but no dice either bought used from parts dealer. Vehicle is a 2001 Dodge Durango RT edition. Also of note washer fluid squirts out of back fine when I push button in but wiper still does not kick out to clean it up. I am going to go back tomorrow and look under liftgate and recheck wiring to make sure no loose connections. But this one has me really stumped and I am not too shabby when it comes to fixing things. A little advice is all I am looking to get here. Hopefully it will lead me in the right direction or solve the problem entirely. Easy E from Indiana

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Thats a very interesting problem. If you have a multimeter I'd reccomend hooking it up to just before the motor in the circuit and testing to see if any voltage is getting to it. If it is getting voltage you can toss out the possibility of having two bad rear wiper motors. I have herd of getting faulty replacement parts before so this may be a possibility. 
If its not getting voltage you may want to check the wires/connectors. Try taking a look at the connectors in the loop (if their are any)  and look for corrosion, if their is corrosion I'd reccomend replacing them. I'd put my money on corroded connectors/contacts, or a severed wire. 

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I have the exact same problem on a 1998 Dodge Durango. I too replaced the wiper motor and the switch in the dash and still no luck. I took a volt meter to the wire connector before the motor and I have power but only on one pin. I hooked up the wiper motor directly to the battery and motor works fine. I gave it power to the motor as well as the reset signal that returns the wiper to its resting position. I have checked the grounds and all other connectors and wires in the lift gate and have found nothing that looks corroded or otherwise bad. What else can I check??????
This one really has me at a dead end.

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

  • Jessie Boatright
    Jessie Boatright Jul 30, 2016

    what dd it turn out to be? i have the same problem and can't fgure t out

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