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 1,000 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!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. one wind sheild blade not going up or working

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: My durango is overheating. I've replaced the water pump, thermostat, the fan clutch and radiator cap. I

Hello there: Sometimes when mechanical components that comprise the cooling system are replaced, air bubble can become trapped inside the coolant lines. This is especially common on Dodge, GM and Ford vehicles as they all require a priming process be...

Q: tranny swap

Yes, this is in fact a common conversion that many people have about these trucks. In terms of the kind of transmission that may bolt up to your application (305 cubic inch Chevy), a Turbo H350 or Turbo H400 or...

Q: My key won't come out of ignition for my 2007 Chevrolet impala.

Try turning the steering wheel hard from the left to the right and wiggle the key around a little bit. If the key is still stuck, then you will need to remove the plastic molding around the steering column to...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...