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First check if you can move the wiper with your hands. If you can, check the screw (13mm screw) that connects the wiper with the internal motor to see if it's not loose. If it isn't, check the fuses.
If the fuses are good, using a VOM (multimeter) on the continuity setting, check to see if the wiper switch is the problem: do this by placing one probe on the fuse (which you just checked) and the other probe on any metal part of the car. When you turn the wiper on, the VOM will indicate continuity. If it doesn't, the problem can be either on the switch or the motor. Now check the motor by unplugging it and checking the continuity. If there is continuity on the motor, the problem is on the switch.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
ok here ya go...open hood along the back cowl locate the wiper motor,there is a bolt that holds the square plastic piece called the wiper pulse module its a easy fix and you almost...cant mess it up. you can also turn the wipers on and when they arent working smack the pulse module with your hand.they will propably come on and thus confirming it is worn and bad.tahe it off you will see how it works.hope this helped let me know have a good day Darrell
Posted on May 08, 2010
SOURCE: Wiper don.t work
Remove the wiper arms amd the panel between the hood and the windshield. There are teflon bushings on the actuater arms that wear out, they are cheap and available from the dealer but can be tricky to install because of the limited access.
Posted on May 09, 2009
check the nuts on the wiper arms and make sure they are tight. If the nuts are tight then a linkage on the wiper transmission probably came loose or broke. You'll have to pull some cowling off to access it.
Posted on Apr 22, 2012
everyone will tell you that the linkage/transmission will need to be replaced but it doesn't,,most of the time its a bushing and O'Rielly's auto parts sells a "WIPER LINKAGE BUSHING ASSORTMENT" part# 49447 and it sells for about $5 bucks. Its fits tight and took a few minutes to install but its worth the trouble to save about $100
Posted on Nov 04, 2013
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