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Old 04-16-2009, 06:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My back wiper stopped working a week or two ago. It started out going slower and slower and then stopped moving. When I took the panel off to get to the moter i found that it was really hot from trying to finish the cycle it was on. I got a motor at a junkyard the other day and put it in. The junkyard motor didn't move either but when i left it plugged in a while and it also heated up. I checked and there is power going to the plug. If anyone has any idea of what could be the problem or anything I should try let me know
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Old 04-16-2009, 06:42 AM   #2 (permalink)
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My first guess would be a seized wiper shaft (rust, lack of lubrication). Also check the voltage the motor is getting.
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It is likely seized as stated, mine was and so were others, a good clean and lube of the shaft should fix it. It fixed mine!
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lube of the shaft
Heh heh.

Funny, but he speaks the truth.
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^^^

Somebody had to pick up on that............I can see this possibly going way way off topic.
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Haha sadly it is meant literally and not sexually, somehow I didn't catch that at first. But a good lube of the shaft always helps!
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