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Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 10:09:57 -0500
From: "KeithG" <noonenopsamspring.com>
Subject: Re: 90 900 wiper problem


Jennifer, Congrats on the repair. I am glad I was able to be of assistance. KeithG "Jennifer Donleavy" <j9enn9ifernopsamail.com> wrote in message news:3be86788.1988947nopsam.speakeasy.net... > > > Keith -- > > It was indeed the motor. I was able to get the motor off, even though > the wiper assembly was blocked by the A/C (some wrangling required). > I opened it up, and it had a cracked nylon gear that controlled the > parking position. I got a used motor, installed it, and now it parks > correctly. The place where I got the part tried to convince me it was > the wiper switch, so it helped to be armed with your information. > Thanks for the advice! > > Jennifer D > > > On Tue, 6 Nov 2001 09:25:39 -0500, "KeithG" <noonenopsamspring.com> > wrote: > > >Never had this on my Saabs, but did wrestle with it on a Mazda. If they are > >similar (probable, but this IS a Saab), The internal contact in the motor is > >probably hosed somehow. There is a contact in the motor which will allow the > >motor to park the blades appropriately. If they do not park properly, it is > >probably this contact. Remove the motor disassemble the contact plate and > >see if there is a bent piece. Probably best to replace the motor with a used > >one if you are not interested in finding the root cause and seeing if it can > >be repaired.. This does not sound like a normal problem. > > > >KeithG > >"Jennifer Donleavy" <j9enn9ifernopsamail.com> wrote in message > >news:3be753e8.1480668nopsam.speakeasy.net... > >> > >> > >> Hi ya'll! > >> > >> I am having the same problem as RP with my windshield wipers. They > >> park 1/2 up the windshield. I tried "cycling" them twice, which > >> didn't work. I tried repositioning the arms, which not only didn't > >> work, but I should have known it wouldn't work (heh). Then I realized > >> that I can't even get the whole wiper assembly out without removing > >> the A/C. What should I do? > >> > >> Thanks for the advice!! > >> > >> Jennifer D > >> > >> ps -- the brake and CV joint advice was great. I am doing the CV's > >> later, though. > >> > >> > >> > > > > >

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