Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: one wind sheild blade not going up or working

asked by on

After a heavy icing on wind shield wiper blade no longer working. Could a fuse be burnt out?
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. This is usually a signal that the windshield wiper motor is damaged or that the wiper arm has stripped. In most cases, replacing the windshield wiper motor is the best way to resolve this issue. However, it might be a good idea to have a professional mobile mechanic from YourMechanic.com come to your location and complete a windshield wipers are not working inspection; so they an pinpoint the source of your problem and recommend the right repairs.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Serpentine kit

I am unfamiliar with the particular kit you are planning to install. However, normally when the thermostat housing is connected to the upper radiator hose, the system is normal flow. If the thermostat housing is connected to the lower radiator...

Q: Truck won't shift out of reverse but the shifter is in park.

Hi there. There are two different things that could be happening. Either the shifter cable is broken and came off the shifter linkage on the transmission or the transmission rod inside the transmission pan that connects to the main valve...

Q: Smelling fuel inside car and smoke coming from the engine.

Hello. If you just had all of these services done, then you should take the vehicle back to that shop. It sounds like they may not have properly reconnected everything in the fuel system when they serviced the injectors. It...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.