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ofbsac

wiper motor

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My 62 grand prix's wiper motor works only when it feels like it. I turn it on and sometimes after driving for a while it will start to work. Switch works well on both speeds.

I have power to the motor and the ground is good.

ANY IDEAS?

Otherwise, I need another motor. Where can I get one ?

Lot's of rain x now.

thanks

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14 minutes ago, ofbsac said:

My 62 grand prix's wiper motor works only when it feels like it. I turn it on and sometimes after driving for a while it will start to work. Switch works well on both speeds.

I have power to the motor and the ground is good.

ANY IDEAS?

Otherwise, I need another motor. Where can I get one ?

Lot's of rain x now.

thanks

Most likely the motor is just tired from age and weather, not uncommon for what you described. You can get a good replacement from NAPA. Unless you are looking for something more with relevance to absolute concourse condition.

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I see replacement motors listed under Advanced Auto Parts as well. So you have options. You just need to call around a bit. You may have to special order the part if you local shop doesn't stock it.

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I have tried napa and advanced auto and they don't have a motor. I'v tried ames and franks and they don't have a motor

I just found S & N  electric here in sacramento that will rebuild mine for $120.

thanks

ted

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22 hours ago, Last Indian said:

Most likely the motor is just tired from age and weather, not uncommon for what you described. You can get a good replacement from NAPA. Unless you are looking for something more with relevance to absolute concourse condition.

 

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18 hours ago, ofbsac said:

I have tried napa and advanced auto and they don't have a motor. I'v tried ames and franks and they don't have a motor

I just found S & N  electric here in sacramento that will rebuild mine for $120.

thanks

ted

Well, you could try these guys!

http://www.phillipsmusclecarparts.com/rebuilt-wiper-motors.html

Good luck!

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@ofbsac was there anything we can help you with, your reply was blank?

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I have tried Napa, Advanced auto, Franks, Ames

, and lots of other sites.

thanks, I don't know why it was blank

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