Mercedes-Benz GLC43 AMG 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

(4)

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

(4)

Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement Service

How much does a Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement cost?

On average, the cost for a Mercedes-Benz GLC43 AMG Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement is $436 with $341 for parts and $95 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC43 AMGV6-3.0L TurboService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Rear ReplacementEstimate$796.51Shop/Dealer Price$976.89 - $1495.53
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC43 AMGV6-3.0L TurboService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Front ReplacementEstimate$814.51Shop/Dealer Price$998.91 - $1520.57
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC43 AMGV6-3.0L TurboService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Rear ReplacementEstimate$786.01Shop/Dealer Price$967.41 - $1486.81
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC43 AMGV6-3.0L TurboService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Front ReplacementEstimate$776.51Shop/Dealer Price$956.89 - $1475.52
Show example Mercedes-Benz GLC43 AMG 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

(4)

Rating Summary
2
0
1
0
1
2
0
1
0
1

Faraz

22 years of experience
54 reviews
Faraz
22 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz GLC43 AMG V6-3.0L Turbo - Oil Change - Union City, California
Faraz was very professional. Explained everything before he started and when he completed the job. His work was clean and meticulous. Thanks again Faraz!

Robert

20 years of experience
1061 reviews
Robert
20 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz C320 V6-3.2L - Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement (Front) - Denver, Colorado
Robert was great! He not only replaced my windshield wiper motor, but also gave my car a thorough inspection. Very friendly and professional.

Tomas

17 years of experience
226 reviews
Tomas
17 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz C320 V6-3.2L - Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement (Front) - Orange, New Jersey
Tomas has worked on my car more than once, he seems to always be running late to appointments, but he gets the job done.

James

12 years of experience
233 reviews
James
12 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz C280 V6-2.8L - Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement (Front) - San Francisco, California
I'd give them 6 stars if available. James did a great job. Had a couple of issues with my car and he went above and beyond the call of duty. A mechanic you can trust . . . hard to find. Thank You James.

Excellent Rating

(4)

Rating Summary
2
0
1
0
1
2
0
1
0
1
Number of Mercedes-Benz Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement services completed
44+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT Mercedes-Benz MECHANICS
1000+
experts on our platform

Recent articles & questions

A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Porsche Cayman
The The 2012 Porsche Cayman is a compact sports car designed to deliver a full dose of adrenaline every time you slide into the cockpit. Streamlined and powerful, it also delivers the precise handling that has made Porsche such a...
How to Do a Burnout in a Manual Vehicle
Almost Almost everyone who has seen an action movie or watched a high-speed car chase, has seen someone perform a burnout before taking off. A burnout occurs when the power going to the car’s wheels makes them lose traction with...
How to Shift From First to Second Gear in a Manual Transmission Car
Shifting from first to second gear in a manual transmission requires accuracy and practice, as well as a feel for the car.

Car losing power; etc light

When a warning light illuminates, usually there is a module with a stored fault code that has detected a system error. Have a technician experienced with vehicle electronics scan the vehicle for any stored codes (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/warning-light-is-on-inspection) and observe vehicle data....

The transmission seems to go into neutral when I stop ,then I turn off the car then restart and I can go again until I stop

Hi there. If it starts working fine once you restart the car, then chances are it is not the transmission failing. Most of the time, this is caused by a valve sticking in the valve body. They tend to get...

When I press on the gas, it feels like it's pulling and making a grinding noise..i drive a 2006 Buick Ranier, what could be causin

Hi there. In most cases, when the car pulls to one side and you hear a grinding noise as the car accelerates, it is caused by a wheel bearing that is beginning to fail. Wheel bearings enable wheels on a...

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