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#1 CMJAnew

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Posted 13 April 2014 - 03:33 PM

Folks, 

 

First understand I am NOT very good with a multi-meter. That is, I do a lot of touching this and that, not really knowing if I'm in the right spot(s).

 

That said;

 

when the key is in accessory position and/or the car is running, with wiper switch "ON" I can hear the motor "clicking" (doesn't really sound like arcing). 

 

when I touch the left (from the front) connection on the motor, the meter reads 11volts

when I touch the right          "                                 "                  the meter reads  0 volts.

 

Bad Motor????

 

 

 

                 

 



#2 RustyBrat

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Posted 13 April 2014 - 04:15 PM

i have the same problem 



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Posted 14 April 2014 - 04:28 AM

Have you tried disconnecting the wires going to it, and running wires directly from the battery?  If that works, you might have a bad ground.  If not, then it's likely the motor.



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Posted 14 April 2014 - 05:18 AM

I'll try running jumpers. Do I need to be careful of Positive and Negative? If so, which terminal on the motor corresponds? 



#5 Uberoo

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Posted 14 April 2014 - 07:03 AM

pos or negative will just influence what direction it spins.Its just a motor afterall.While it may be clocked so it will spin one direction faster than the other way it should still move.



#6 CMJAnew

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Posted 14 April 2014 - 05:28 PM

Using jumper wires directly from the battery to the wiper motor I got;

 

tic-tic.......pause......tic-tic.......pause.......tic-tic

 

No 'running' of the motor.



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Posted 15 April 2014 - 02:32 PM

try taking the motor and gearbox apart and inspect it for damage.If everything checks out assemble it with new grease and try it again.



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Posted 15 April 2014 - 04:18 PM

Thanks, Bought a N.O.S. one.



#9 RustyBrat

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Posted 15 April 2014 - 05:11 PM

What did you pay?

#10 CMJAnew

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Posted 15 April 2014 - 06:53 PM

http://www.ebay.com/...984.m1497.l2649

 

$56.00 including shipping. I think there is one more available.


Edited by CMJAnew, 15 April 2014 - 06:53 PM.


#11 RustyBrat

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Posted 15 April 2014 - 09:13 PM

alright, thanks



#12 CMJAnew

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 01:10 PM

alright, thanks

FWI - If you're interested in the other NOS wiper motor, the one I received works perfectly. 






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