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Wiper problem diagnostic help

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I'm have a problem with my wiper. Here are the symptoms:

1. turn wipers on and I can hear a buzzing under the dash. Wipers don't move.

2. Get out and manually move the blade. It's stiff, like the arms/linkage are all attached.

3. manually move blade, about 1/2 - 2/3rds of the way through the motion all of a sudden it turns on and finishes the wipe, and returns to the bottom position and just sits there. 

So bad motor? and if so, is there a write up on getting that thing out from under the dash?



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Sounds like the gears in the drive unit. Lots of fun to get to in just about any car.

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Has the blade been off and on? Regardless remove the blade, turn it on and watch if the spindle moves properly. If so refit the blade after it's self-parked and re-test. Tell us the result.

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