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Wiper armes stop working but can hear motor still going on

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  • aklesh_singh May 27, 2011

    Took it to nissan this morrnig and they said it needs new a pivit and wiper rods and it takes two hours to intall. Its a hard job they told me and over 400.00 dollars to do. Ooch that hurts.

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It could be either the wiper rods that have come off the motor crank, if both wipers are affected, or the clamping device has come loose on the wiper arm if only one arm is not working. You will have to get to where the motor shaft comes through the top of the firewall just below the windscreen and check the crank and the drive rods from there,

Posted on May 26, 2011

  • Hans Pearson
    Hans Pearson May 27, 2011

    That sounds a bit rich for a ten year old vehicle, those wiper parts should last at least the life of the car, unless you use your wipers 18 hours a day seven days a week. I think it might be worth your while to get several opinions and quotes on the problem and the costs.

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