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Q: Windshield wipers not working.

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The windshield wipers stopped moving. I can hear the motor still working, but there is no motion.

A: The windshield wiper arms on these vehicle ...

The windshield wiper arms on these vehicle are prone to strip out and stop moving. The fix is to remove the wiper arm and inspect the splines on the are and the wiper shaft. Replace all the defective pieces. Most likely the arms will need to be replaced.

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