HELP MY WINDSHIELD WIPERS ARE ACTING

2002 Hyundai Santa Fe

Tiny

leeleec

December, 30, 2008 AT 11:41 AM

2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 6 cyl All Wheel Drive Automatic 105437 miles

during the last ice storm I was trying to clean off my windshield and the wipers were stuck to shield. I turned on the wipers and chipped away all the snow and ice, then my right side wipers started to work ,overlapping the left one. But the left ones didn't, I finally got left wiperto work but now it is not working correctly it keeps coming off the shield and into the drivers window.they are not in sinc with each other...


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What do I do??? Please help we are getting a storm tomorrow...

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Tiny

bluelightnin6

December, 30, 2008 AT 7:46 PM

Hello
Thanks for the donation.

It sounds like you may have stripped out the teeth on one of the wiper gears. This will cause the wiper arm to jump off of track and get out of sync with the other. You can try removing the wiper arm that is out of sync and replacing it back into correct position when they are both off and idle at the bottom of the windshield. If it gets out of sync again then you will need to replace the gear.

Hope this helps.
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