Mercedes-Benz CL500 Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement at your home or office.

Our mobile mechanics offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Estimate price near me

Service Location

Customer Ratings

(20)

Included for free with this service

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

Customer Ratings

(20)

Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement Service

How much does a Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement cost?

On average, the cost for a Mercedes-Benz CL500 Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement is $447 with $286 for parts and $161 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2005 Mercedes-Benz CL500V8-5.0LService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Front ReplacementEstimate$767.24Shop/Dealer Price$939.94 - $1391.07
1998 Mercedes-Benz CL500V8-5.0LService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Rear ReplacementEstimate$1384.09Shop/Dealer Price$1710.85 - $2568.83
1999 Mercedes-Benz CL500V8-5.0LService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Front ReplacementEstimate$1384.09Shop/Dealer Price$1710.84 - $2568.81
1998 Mercedes-Benz CL500V8-5.0LService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Front ReplacementEstimate$1384.09Shop/Dealer Price$1710.72 - $2568.60
2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500V8-5.0LService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Front ReplacementEstimate$733.24Shop/Dealer Price$906.03 - $1357.24
2004 Mercedes-Benz CL500V8-5.0LService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Rear ReplacementEstimate$733.24Shop/Dealer Price$905.99 - $1357.16
2006 Mercedes-Benz CL500V8-5.0LService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Front ReplacementEstimate$741.74Shop/Dealer Price$914.08 - $1364.95
2006 Mercedes-Benz CL500V8-5.0LService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Rear ReplacementEstimate$741.74Shop/Dealer Price$915.19 - $1366.89
Show example Mercedes-Benz CL500 Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement prices

What is the windshield wiper motor and how does it work?

The windshield wiper motor is a small electric motor. A shaft coming out of the motor connects to a linkage/transmission assembly that converts the rotary shaft movement of the motor to the linear, back-and-forth motion of the wiper arms across the windshield. In addition to the windshield wiper motor in the front, some SUVs, vans, hatchbacks and station wagons have an additional wiper motor mounted in the tailgate to keep the rear window clear.

When to consider replacing the windshield wiper motor?

  • No wiper function at all. Windshield wiper motors can fail, but prior to replacing the motor, the mechanic will check its power supply.
  • Wipers don’t park in the down position. There is an internal switch in the wiper motor that keeps the motor powered after you have shut it off to ensure the wipers park in the right spot. If that switch fails, the wiper motor must be repaired or replaced.
  • Erratic or slow wiper operation. If the electric motor or the transmission have worn excessively, you might experience erratic, intermittent, or slow wiper operation.
  • Grinding or clunking noises. Excessive wear in the motor transmission or wiper linkages may cause noise. A mechanic will determine the cause of the noise before performing repairs.

How do mechanics replace the windshield wiper motor?

  • Remove the cowl and any covers over the wiper motor and transmission assembly.
  • Remove the plug harness to the motor and disconnect the wiper transmission arm from the wiper motor.
  • Remove the bolts holding the motor and transmission assembly to the body of the car.
  • Install the new motor. The plug harness is usually keyed so it can only be inserted in one direction. If not, the proper polarity must be observed. Bolt the motor to the car body.
  • Cycle the motor several times by turning it on and off to establish the park position, then re-attach the linkage transmission assembly to the wiper motor.
  • Install all covers, cowling, and so forth and test operation of the motor on a wetted glass only.

Is it safe to drive with a windshield wiper motor problem?

Yes. So long as the weather is clear and there is no rain, snow, or ice, it is safe. However, if the wiper motor is not functioning properly driving in adverse weather conditions is quite risky and may even be impossible in heavy rain, which will often completely obscure your view through the windshield. Due to the unpredictability of the weather, it is always best to have the windshield wiper system in good working order.

When replacing the windshield wiper motor keep in mind:

  • Never turn on the wipers if the windshield wiper blades are frozen to the windshield or their path is blocked by snow or ice.
  • When the wiper motor is replaced, all the linkages in the wiper system should be lubricated.
  • The rubber inserts in the wiper arm have a lifetime of about 1 to 2 years. Replacing the inserts regularly will make it safer to drive in adverse weather.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Meet some of our expert Mercedes-Benz mechanics

Real customer reviews from Mercedes-Benz owners like you.

Excellent Rating

(20)

Rating Summary
18
1
0
0
1
18
1
0
0
1

David

16 years of experience
635 reviews
David
16 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz CL500 V8-5.0L - Power steering fluid is leaking - Pittsburg, California
Very respectful,honest,and highly experienced,and professional,5 

Robert

21 years of experience
71 reviews
Robert
21 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz CL500 V8-5.0L - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - El Sobrante, California
Very Professional, detailed and he explained the other issues that be be a problem in the future. Solid Mechanic!

Ralph

38 years of experience
185 reviews
Ralph
38 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz CL500 V8-5.0L - Oil Change - Tacoma, Washington
Ralph was very knowledgeable and thorough with his inspection

Cesar

9 years of experience
292 reviews
Cesar
9 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz CL500 V8-5.0L - Brakes, Steering and Suspension Inspection - Woodinville, Washington
Knowledgeable expert. Courteous and customer focused. He really knows Mercedes and quickly diagnosed the problem and expertly repaired the car.

Excellent Rating

(20)

Rating Summary
18
1
0
0
1
18
1
0
0
1
Number of Mercedes-Benz CL500 services completed
220+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT Mercedes-Benz MECHANICS
1100+
experts on our platform

Recent articles & questions

P2231 OBD-II Trouble Code: O2 Sensor Signal Circuit Shorted to Heater Circuit Bank 1 Sensor 1
P2231 P2231 code definition O2 Sensor Signal Circuit Shorted to Heater Circuit Bank 1 Sensor 1 What the P2231 code means P2231 is an OBD-II generic code for the engine control module (ECM) detecting the O2 sensor signal is shorted...
How to Change Your Automatic Transmission Fluid
Besides Besides the engine, the transmission is the most expensive part of your vehicle. And like engine oil (https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/how-to-change-your-oil), the transmission fluid requires periodic replacement (https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/how-often-do-i-need-to-replace-the-transmission-fluid). Many automatic transmissions also have an internal filter that needs to be replaced along...
P0530 OBD-II Trouble Code: A/C Refrigerant Pressure Sensor Circuit Malfunction
P0530 means there is a malfunction with the A/C refrigerant sensor circuit often due to low refrigerant or excessive system pressure.

2008 Ford Focus, won't go in reverse.

Hi, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. You may have a reverse clutch band is not getting actuated or is slipping. I suggest you have the transmission pressures checked by a transmission mechanic to see if the...

Engine is getting warm, heater is only blowing warm air when the vehicle is moving. 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Hi there - this sounds like a possible thermostat (no allowing proper warm-up to operating temperature), or an inadequate water flow (water pump or clogged radiator) problem. The lack of heater function could have 5 causes: the engine is not...

My car keeps showing safety mode, when the rpm crosses 6000 the cars power reduces and wont move.

The gap between the 6K and the 7K line is considered the red zone. This zone is marked as the over-revving speed for the engine as the valves cannot shut any faster and the timing chain creates too much slack...

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com