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Passenger side windshield not working ? - 1998 Saturn SL

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If you mean the wiper is not working most likely you need a replacement wiper arm. Find one at a junk yard for a few bucks. The Saturn arms are all pretty much the same size, take your old one with you to make sure. Pull off the plastic cap if it is still there and unscrew the nut holding the arm to the wiper transmission stem. Note the male stem and the female arm inside are fluted or cerrated. Often this is ground away on the old arm, meaning it will not hold to and be moved by the stem. This is also why you want to look at the new one before you buy it so you do not end up with another stripped out wiper arm. Do not pry on the glass to remove the arm unless you also want to find a new windshield. A gentle rocking motion will eventually get it lose and some WD40 may help as well..

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