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Old 12-27-2008, 09:43 AM   #1
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Default Is my front wiper motor bad?

When my front wipers and not moving or on, I can grab them and move them about 4 inches. Is my wiper motor bad?
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Old 12-27-2008, 10:03 AM   #2
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I don't think it's the motor, more likely the bushing is loose...

check out this thread here: wiper problems

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Old 12-27-2008, 05:07 PM   #3
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tighten the 14mm nuts that hold the wiper arms at the bottom, and if that doesnt do it then you may need the wiper linkage. over time, or using them while frozen, plays out all of the joints inside.
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