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Q: Windshield wipers stopped working

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My windshield wipers just stopped working all of a sudden
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi there. This can occur from a blown fuse,...

Hi there. This can occur from a blown fuse, a failed motor or a problem with the control switch. I usually check the fuse first to see if it has blown. If it has then I replace it and see if there is any short in the electrical system. If the fuse is fine, then I would check for power at the motor to see if it is getting the correct voltage. If it is being powered properly then I would replace the motor. If it is not, then further testing needs to be done of the control switch as it may have failed internally. If you would like to have your windshield wiping system inspected consider YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic can come to your home or office to diagnose and repair your windshield wiper system.

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