Having problems with your 1999 Buick Century ?
Driver side wiper arm moves only a little
\015 Last night, in the snow and ice, the passenger side wiper arm got caught on the drivers side. It tore appart the passenger blade, but appears to have stripped a drive gear or something from the drivers side.The passenger side works perfectly, as do all the controls, but the drivers side only moves between an inch and about 1/3 of the way. I can twist it on it's mount, so I"m guessing either something is loose, or stripped. What needs to be replaced? \015\012\015\012It sounds simple enough to fix myself - except I cant get that cap off!! Does it twist off - pull off- or none of the above?\015
Most caps can be pulled up be using a screw driver.Most wiper arms are held on by a nut. Try to tighten up the nut, If that does not work, visit your local junk yard and purchase a new (used) wiper arm.
The cap pulls off, try to pry it with a screwdriver. then set the arm where it needs to be and tighten the nut under the cap. This is common, the nut usually just loosens.
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