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Wiper problem while driving, my driver side wiper stopped working and stayed mid-windshield. The passenger side wiper still works fine. Is there just one motor?? or does each have its own motor? Thanks

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One mote. Look under the wiper arm cap at the end and see i f there is a nut. tighten it a bit if it is there. if no nut or bolt stud then the inside part of the wiper arm has stripped out.

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There is only one motor chances are the retainer clip broke and must be replaced, you must loosen and remove the wiper mootr bolts exposing the wiper motor crank/arm mechanism inspect for broken arm or miissing clip you may need to buy the clip from the dealer, reinstall the arm onto the drive arm that comes off the wiper motor install clip preferably with a 45 degree angle long neck needle nose pliers, it can be difficult to install the clip be patient and don't drop the clip into the wiper arm inner chamber it can be tough to retrieve reinstall clip on arm bolt the wiper motor back on and try wipers, hope this helps.

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