Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2001 22:46:32 GMT
From: (Jennifer Donleavy)
Subject: Re: 90 900 wiper problem

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" <> 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" <> wrote in message > >> >> >> 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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