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Resetting windshield wiper motor for buick century 2002

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    there is no reset, please explain what you are doing??

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SOURCE: wipers stop in middle of windshield when turned

The control board on the wiper motor has ametal "stop" that got bent.
This usually happens when the wipers are stuck ( frozen from ice?) and turned on.
This can be readjusted bu bending back to original position or replacing the control board
About $35 for part

Posted on Jan 05, 2011

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SOURCE: Orifice Tube - 2002 Buick Century

Some are in the inlet to the evaporator and some could be in the condenser line. You can get a new orifice tube on autozone for $5 - 20

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Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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SOURCE: How do you replace a windshield wiper motor on a Hyundai 2002

Remove the wiper arms and lower windscreen cover. Check the wiper motor linkages first .These clips normally come loose.Refit or replace the clip

Posted on Nov 21, 2008

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SOURCE: buick century 2000 wipers

I found the following description on the web, this covers a bunch of the questions I was going to ask...

I own a 2000 Silo and wondered the same thing and do see some GM vans with this problem.

When I bought mine I also bought the Haynes Repair manual (1997 thru 2001 all models GM) #38036 to learn how to fix this and a LOT of other components in/on the van.

For $20 it's worth it.

To answer your question: If the wipers stop at the position they're in when the switch is turned off (Fail to park), disconnect the multi-function switch electrical connector. (This is located under the dash next to the firewall and steering column)

If the wipers now park, replace the multi-function switch. If the wipers still do NOT park, check the wiring from the wiper motor to the switch for a short circuit. If the circuits are good, replace the wiper motor.

Note: There are other adjustments needed for proper operation than just bolting and new motor on.

You can have a look at this manual at any automotive parts supply store.

Posted on Dec 06, 2008

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SOURCE: Buick Century wipers out of sync

You could also see if the bolts holding the wipers on came loose from the snow and ice. Pop the cover off, loosen and straighten the wipers where they should be and tighten.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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The wipers on my 2002 Buick century work properly except when they are turned off. Instead of returning to the park position they stop vertically in the center of the windshield. How do I correct this?


replace the wiper motor, the park on shut off circuit has gone awry. buy a repair book or look for videos on youtube.com as to removal and replacement.

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When I use the wipers they stop in the up possion. Once in a while they return to their propper resting place.


the parking cam, part of the wiper motor on inside is going bad. Models:
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2002 buick century, regal also 2002 chevy impala and monte carlo.
To correct this condition, install a new windshield wiper motor crank arm and a windshield wiper motor bracket service kit.
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Wipers stop in middle of windshield when turned off - Century 2002 tried nothing thus far


The control board on the wiper motor has ametal "stop" that got bent.
This usually happens when the wipers are stuck ( frozen from ice?) and turned on.
This can be readjusted bu bending back to original position or replacing the control board
About $35 for part

Jan 05, 2011 | 2002 Buick Century

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Resetting wiper arms. Ice damage


Well pop the two little black plastic top hats off of the wiper arm mounts and losen the nuts. Turn your wipers off and tighten them in the lower position.There should be visible mark on the widshield where the wipers have spent most of there time sitting.If you have them to low when you turn them on you will be able to tell by how high the go up on the windshield.Well hope this helped.

Jan 27, 2010 | 2002 Buick Century

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When wipers are turned off they park in vertical on my 2002 Buick Regal. It started after I had to clean a bunch of snow off my windshield. Did I bump something with my snow brush?


This is most likely the result of a bent park tab on the wiper motor bracket. To repair this install a new wiper motor crank arm (#12494832) and a wiper motor bracket service kit (#88958149). This is a common problem among many 2002 Buick Regals and Centurys.

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Buick Century wipers out of sync


You could also see if the bolts holding the wipers on came loose from the snow and ice. Pop the cover off, loosen and straighten the wipers where they should be and tighten.

Mar 11, 2009 | 1999 Buick Century

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Windshield wipers


sounds like a bad motor. get it fixed. also check your relay box and fuse box

Aug 27, 2008 | 1992 Buick Century

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