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Front wipers turn on but do not move

When I turn the wipers on they try to move but will not move. Is there an adjustment for this? I was told there is a piece that just needs to be slid back on somewhere under the hood.

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Have a repair shop find a problem

Doesn't matter what your told or ask or talk about

The vehicle needs to be checked out,tested,etc, to
just find something,then the fix will be somewhat
obvious

Posted on Nov 25, 2014

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  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2014

    I have no idea what you were told or why you did not have the repair man make the proper repair I also have no idea what your looking for I will tell you from my 50 years experience that you will not be finding & repairing the problem yourself You will need professional help

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SOURCE: Windshield wiper arm on passenger side won't move.

It will not be the motor, it will be the linkage or the wiper is slipping on the shaft, the lingkage is accsessible under the cowl, Hope this solves your problem and Merry Christmas

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You may have a problem with the Generic Electronic Module, have it tested for trouble codes as well as a functional test, only Ford dealers have the special equip to preform these tests.

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SOURCE: Windshield wiper arm on passenger side won't move.

tighten the nut under the cap, of the wiper

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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SOURCE: wiper motor quit working

does the motor not run? check the operation rods connected to the arms and the motor, see if they are bent

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sounds like something lock up take belt off and you should be able to turn all pulleys by hand except bottom crank pulley the one that does not turn is your problem

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