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Unread 11-20-2012, 02:54 AM   #61
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As many have said before "Thanks to the original poster for the fix and instructions. Works great." I just used this fix on my Jeep GC 1996.

A few points I would add for those about to dive in:....
Subsequent to my last post, I also add the following:

Watch out getting the cable plug out. It's very easy to break off the cable plug locking mechanism. I managed to break mine and did not notice (it was pretty dark when I got the thing out). After about 2 or 3 days, my rear wiper stopped working. A quick bang on the back cover and it worked temporarily. I've since secured the plug with strong and tightly applied cable ties and it's working fine and seems to be reliable.

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Unread 11-25-2012, 01:24 PM   #62
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I just did this and everything works again (for now)
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Unread 12-03-2012, 08:28 PM   #63
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I just did this today, Great instructions! I also used a 9mm barrel brush to clean out the sleeve and it worked great!
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Unread 12-03-2012, 09:12 PM   #64
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how do i know if my motor is burnt out im gonna do this but my wiper shaft is seized solid and i don't want to waste my time if the motor is burnt out, its been like that the whole time i have owned it so should i assume its burnt out?
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Unread 12-03-2012, 11:00 PM   #65
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Nope, Follow the instructions and i bet it just needs a cleaning.
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Unread 12-03-2012, 11:11 PM   #66
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how do i know if my motor is burnt out im gonna do this but my wiper shaft is seized solid and i don't want to waste my time if the motor is burnt out, its been like that the whole time i have owned it so should i assume its burnt out?
It'll work.
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Unread 12-03-2012, 11:17 PM   #67
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I hope your right probably gonna start it tomorrow, it really sucks not having it specially in the winter.
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Unread 12-03-2012, 11:22 PM   #68
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It takes about an hour to do.
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Unread 12-03-2012, 11:24 PM   #69
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I don't know about that my shaft is seized solid it will not budge ill probably have to torch it
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Unread 12-03-2012, 11:48 PM   #70
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have you even taken the motor off the jeep and followed the instructions ?
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Unread 12-03-2012, 11:52 PM   #71
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Never taken it off which is why it still doesn't work duh lol, it looks easy i was just saying that my shaft looks like it will be very hard to un seize. and yes i know how to follow instructions.
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Unread 12-03-2012, 11:54 PM   #72
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So your assuming, good luck with that... the reason it wont turn is the gear on the end of the shaft is connected to the worm gear inside the housing thats part of the electrical motor, If the shaft is stuck it wont work, if there is no power to the arm it wont work when you try to move it.....
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Unread 12-04-2012, 12:04 AM   #73
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You basically just summed up everything i have read, im assuming the worst case scenario because my jeep has 476000 kms on it and i don't know how the previous owners treated it if the switch was left on for an eternity the motor could have been trying to move for a long time, for all i know the motor could be burnt out it could happen.
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Unread 12-04-2012, 12:05 AM   #74
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I have no idea what 476000 km is in miles.
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Unread 12-04-2012, 12:09 AM   #75
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297000 i believe, could be wrong tho
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