Wipers stopped working

Tiny
WWAKEFIELD
  • 2006 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER
  • 4 CYL
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 35,000 MILES

Wipers stopped working. When the switch is turned on, the wiper blade will move just a "tick" otherwise, no movement. Is it the switch, the relay or the wiper motor?

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Wednesday, January 5th, 2011 AT 3:44 AM

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Tiny
CARADIODOC
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Turn the switch to "low" or "high", not a delay setting, then check for voltage on the case of the motor or the metal mounting plate. If you find voltage there connect an extra ground wire between the mounting plate/motor and a good ground on the body.

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Wednesday, January 5th, 2011 AT 3:59 AM
Tiny
DXRAYTECH
  • 2004 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC

Windshield wipers not working.

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Friday, December 30th, 2016 AT 2:21 PM (Merged)
Tiny
RASMATAZ
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Check fuse number fifteen twenty amp in fuse block if okay then start testing the wiper switch and also the wiper motor.

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Friday, December 30th, 2016 AT 2:21 PM (Merged)
Tiny
TMILLE19
  • 2007 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER
  • 4 CYL
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 42,100 MILES

The turn signal that controls lights inside and out not working as will as the wiper controller not working. Is this a multifunction switch problem?

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Friday, December 30th, 2016 AT 2:21 PM (Merged)
Tiny
JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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That is my first guess. Chances are it has shorted. When you replace it, check the wiring in the steering column for damage.

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Friday, December 30th, 2016 AT 2:21 PM (Merged)
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DAWNHOPE
  • 2005 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER

When I turn on my wipers they do not work. When I try to use the sprayer it does not work. The wipers just sit there. My dad changed the fuse under the dashboard number fifteen and it still does not work.

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Friday, December 30th, 2016 AT 2:21 PM (Merged)
Tiny
HMAC300
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Have a local professional check it, it may be the motor.

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Friday, December 30th, 2016 AT 2:21 PM (Merged)
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WSHNO1
  • 2001 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER

Four cylinder front wheel drive automatic 187,000 miles

wiper on driver's side went all the way off the window and now does not work. The other side still works. Is this expensive to fix?

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Friday, December 30th, 2016 AT 2:21 PM (Merged)
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FRIAS
  • 2006 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER

Four cylinder two wheel drive automatic 20,000 miles

my car was in a wreck. I fixed everything now my lights and my windshield wipers do not work.

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Friday, December 30th, 2016 AT 2:21 PM (Merged)

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