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2005 grand cherokee. with the wiper arm removed, motor turns clockwise all the time. what causes arm to sweep ccw then cw. rear window

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It has linkage you cant see below the windshield kinda similiar to that of an old steam freight train....remember how the wheels went around?? even though the wheels went one direction at the end of that linkage the piece went in/out (back n forth)

Posted on Mar 25, 2011

  • ronjpost Mar 25, 2011

    REAR WINDOW, NOT FRONT. thanx for the try.

  • Larry Bogenschutz
    Larry Bogenschutz Mar 25, 2011

    my fault as I didnt see you were talking about the REAR window. I'm sorry as I seen this first thing this morning.

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How to remove rear windshield wiper arm on 2005 grand cherrokee


the wiper blade arm or the main arm to main drive shaft arm.?
my guess is the harder one. inside arm to shaft.
first off all this is covered in the FSM, buy one?
or you can cheat and pretend to buy the parts and it become
obvious in that process. lets explore that idea.

http://www.factorychryslerparts.com/showAssembly.aspx?ukey_assembly=590389&ukey_make=1064&ukey_model=15529&modelYear=1995&searchString=rear%20wiper


see NUT 17 ? see cover that tilts up there?
turn that nut counter clockwise, and it comes off
the the arm comes off the shaft.
on most cars it will take, a small puller (they sell them its a tool for arms) or you can tap the side, with a small plastic tip hammer
and it may pop loose. depends on salt damage, end life outside, etc.

that is it. on arms.

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Rear wiper will not turn off even when using control switch


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Most likely it's your rear wiper motor, unless there's a short somewhere in your wiring leading to your motor. It's a little tricky to get to, to replace it, but very doable. If you don't want to replace it then you can just unplug the connecter right on the motor to make it stop.

To take the motor off you'll have to take off the rear hatch interior plastic cover, remove a few bolts inside, and then take off the wiper and arm to remove a large bolt. I have a 1999 grand cherokee and had three bad rear wiper motors with different problems. I just gave up and don't use it anymore :(

Also, if you're really bad with cars, you can just take the whole wiper and arm off until someone else can fix it :)

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How to take off the rear windsheild wiper on a 94 grand cherokee


You will need a 13-inch wiper blade for the rear window. 1 - When removing the wiper blade lift the wiper arm away from the window. ----- 2 - With one hand holding the wiper arm press the small tab on the underside of the wiper blade where it meets the wiper arm. ----- 3 - Slide the wiper blade off of the arm by pulling the center toward the bottom of the arm.----- 4 - Lightly lay the wiper arm on the window.----- 5 - Prepare your new wiper blade by taking the curved part of the plastic clip and line it up with the curve of your wiper arm. ----- 6 - Lift the wiper arm and press it through the center of the wiper blade up and over the plastic clip. 7 - Pull the wiper blade up until it clicks. Place the arm back on the window.

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I installed a new wiper motor. I ran it before installing the wiper arms. it will not stop at zero. it over travels down into the cowling. I try to rest them higher then they stop some where in the middle...


Try to run the motor without the wiper arms tightened down and turn it off so it can cycle down to its rest state. Then install the wiper arms.

Make sure, that the car's windshield wiper wiring is correct for this motor.
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Wiper Arm & Blade Removal & Installation Front To Remove:
CAUTION
When the wipers are parked (off), the driver’s wiper arm must be above the passenger’s wiper arm.
  1. Remove the clip holding the outside end of the wiper arm cover to the arm.
  2. Lift the arm cap up to expose the nut.
  3. Remove the wiper arm mounting nut.
  4. Using a suitable two jaw puller, remove the wiper arm from the wiper pivot.
To Install:
  1. Verify that the wiper motor and linkage are in the parked position.
  2. Place the wiper arm in position over the wiper pivot.
  3. Install the nut to hold the wiper arm to the wiper pivot. Torque nut to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm). CAUTION
    Make sure to tighten the wiper arm nut properly.
  4. Push the arm cap cover down.
  5. Secure the clip holding the cover to the wiper arm.
Rear To Remove:
  1. Lift and hold the wiper arm away from the rear window.
  2. Lift the lock securing the wiper arm to the pivot.
  3. Slowly release the wiper arm so it rests against the lock.
  4. Remove the wiper arm from the pivot.
To Install:
  1. Install the wiper arm on the pivot.
  2. Pull the arm outward and release the lock.
  3. Gently release the wiper arm until it rests on the rear window.
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How do I remove and replace the rear wiper motor on my 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee? Thanks,


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My 07 nissan murano rear windshield wiper doesn't work properly it goes the wrong way, not on the window.


You need to adjust the wiper arm location. Loosen the 12 mm or 10 mm nut that holds the rear wiper arm. Wiggle the arm until it comes off. Then turn on the rear wiper for a second and turn it off, leaving the key on. This way the rear wiper motor will do it's sweep, and them park where it's suppose to. Then reattach the rear wiper arm and secure the nut and recheck.

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HOW DO I REPLACE A REAR WINDOW WIPER ON 2005 FORD ESCAPE?


Remove the rear pivot arm.
Lift the pivot arm to the upright position.
Slide the locking tab out.
Pull up and remove the pivot arm.
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My driver side windshield wiper was frozen to the windshield. I forgot to shut them off when I went to work. When I came out and was brushing off the snow I realized that they were not off. Then the driver...


I just solved this problem last night with my '05 Impala, and ultimately the solution was what newton5083 stated above.  Yet, it may also be this (I found it online somewhere):
You have bent or broken the "park tab" on the windshield wiper motor bracket. The correct way to fix this is to remove the wiper arms, wiper linkage and wiper motor from the wiper motor bracket, and install a new bracket.
I just bent the tab back into place a couple times for our daughters 2005 Impala but it kept getting bent down again when they didn't take the time to make sure the wipers were not frozen to the windshield, or tried running the wipers to remove heavy snow on the windshield. So yesterday I fabricated a small piece of metal and bolted that to the bracket in the same place the tab stop was.
If someone wants to access this bracket and tab-
1. Use a ½ inch or 13mm socket & ratchet or wrench to remove nuts on wiper arms.
2. They may make a special tool to remove the arms, I used a screwdriver and hammer to tap bottom of the arm to wedge them apart from the spindle.
3. Two small button-looking clips hold the drivers side cowl cover in place under the windshield. These are two-piece clips, pry up the center, than the outer piece.
4. Unclip the washer hose from cowl cover, than pull out plastic cover.
5. There is a smaller plastic cover with on plastic button head holding that cover in place. Gently pry under that clip to remove that cover.
6. Now you can see the wiper trans and bracket. You should see a small tab on that bracket that looks pushed down and bent or possible a square small hole with some torn off metal where the tab broke off.
7. Remove small plastic cover over the wiper transmission and you can see a small spring-loaded arm underneath the wiper transmission assembly.
8. You need to find something to pry that tab back up so when the wipers are running that spring loaded little arm just snaps past the tab running clockwise. It's when you shut off the wipers that the wiper transmission assembly reverses rotation counter clockwise and the small spring loaded arm underneath hits that tab stop, than the wipers will go all the way down and shut off as they should.
Once that tab stop gets bent out of the way the little spring loaded arm has nothing to stop the wiper transmission assembly so it keeps traveling counter clockwise until some other stop shuts the wipers off straight up on the windshield.

There is a revised bracket part # which is supposed to be more durable, GM part #12368639. Here is a copy of the TSB which points out this problem:
Bulletin No.: 05-08-43-003A
Date: March 10, 2005
TECHNICAL
Subject:
Windshield Wipers Park in Up Position (Replace Windshield Wiper Motor Bracket)
Models:
2005 Chevrolet Impala, Monte Carlo
Supercede:
This bulletin is being revised to make a correction to the Parts Information. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 05-08-43-003 (Section 08-Body and Accessories).

Condition
Some customers may comment that the windshield wipers park in the out wipe (vertical) position.
Cause
This condition may be caused by a bent park tab on the windshield wiper motor bracket.

Correction
To correct this condition, replace the wiper motor bracket. It will be necessary to transfer the following parts listed below to the new bracket.
^ Wiper transmission
^ Wiper motor crank arm
^ Wiper motor
1. Remove the windshield wiper motor drive system module.
2. Remove the windshield wiper transmission from the windshield wiper motor bracket.
3. Remove the wiper motor crank arm from the windshield wiper motor.
4. Remove the windshield wiper motor from the bracket.
5. Install the windshield wiper motor to the new bracket.
6. Install the wiper motor crank arm to the windshield wiper motor.
7. Install the windshield wiper transmission to the windshield wiper motor bracket.
8. Install the windshield wiper motor drive system module.

A TSB is not a recall, if vehicle is still under warranty the dealer should be repaired for free. If not, you'll have to pay for the repairs. 

Dec 10, 2008 | 2005 Chevrolet Impala

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