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I put a new front windshield washer motor in a 2003 buick

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I put a new front windshield washer motor in a 2003 buick rendivous cxl awd it still does not work before I go further is their any other fuses or relays I need to know about and if it would be signel handel can I get a dash switch
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  George H. replied 2 months ago.

Hello I can help,

Do you have a voltmeter to check the circuit if I guide you?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I put a new windshieldwasher motor in a 2003 buick rendous and does not work
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
that's fine out enough
Expert:  George H. replied 1 month ago.

You do have a voltmeter? Can you get to the washer motor connector and see if you get 12 volts when you activate the switch?. mPut the meter leads into the connector in place of the washer motor connector

Let me know how I can help

Thank you

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Could not find meter fond 12 volt light tester
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Got light at all 5 wires
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
randy
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
That www was continuity
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I hope i get some kind o f answer
Expert:  George H. replied 1 month ago.

Sorry I was out in the shop, you have 5 wires on your washer motor?

After 8 days we need to get synched so I can help.

You should have a dark green and a black wire to the pump. Let me know what you are seeing

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Two of heaver wires after switch turned off still lite
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Are you there
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Talk to me around 4:00 pm let know or will call agian
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I can not call have to much involed money wise
Expert:  George H. replied 1 month ago.

I agree, no need for a call here.

What color are the wires that had power. The washer motor only has 2 pins, a green and a black

Expert:  George H. replied 1 month ago.

4 PM what timezone?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I live in dauphin co. Pa wont have time to look at it til saturday
Expert:  George H. replied 1 month ago.

OK, I will watch for your post on Saturday. I am in the eastern time zone.

You said you have 5 wires? The washer motor only has two so be sure you have the testlight in the washer motor connector taking the place of the motor. If it lights when you activate the washer switch then repolace the motor if it does not let me know and we can check the rest of the circuit.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
sorry got hungup yesterday im ready
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Give me 1 hr.
Expert:  George H. replied 1 month ago.

I just got up from dinner with my mom ( she is 99) and will be on my way home in a few minutes. About 1/2 past six on the east coast I wfill be home. Check the power as I posted above and let me know what you find.

Thanks

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Black yellow brown black lights when key is on and switch turned once
Expert:  George H. replied 1 month ago.

I am confused, you are testing at the washer motor? It only has two wires? You should have a red and a black, is that what you are seeing?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Black, yellow, brown across the top on the plug and a green and a gray on bottom and the motor was already replaced
Expert:  George H. replied 1 month ago.

What plug where?

The motor only has two wires to it.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Replaced wiper motor on a 2093 buick rendezous and that is the plug
Expert:  George H. replied 1 month ago.

The washer motor is what you are working on, why are you testing at the wiper motor?

Expert:  George H. replied 1 month ago.

OK, so you need to check at the washer motor connector with the light taking the place of the motor. If that does not show light when you activate the washer switch then we go to the multi switch on the column. The wiper motor is not involved in the washer circuit.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
The reason i contacted u was because wipers stoped working and replaced the whole motor and ass
Expert:  George H. replied 1 month ago.

This is the question you posted

"I put a new front windshield washer motor in a 2003 buick rendivous cxl awd it still does not work before I go further is their any other fuses or relays I need to know about and if it would be signel handel can I get a dash switch"

You now need to troubleshoot a wiper motor?

Did the wipers work before you replaced the washer motor?

Have you checked at the wiper/washer switch for signal before replacing the motors?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No nothing works
Expert:  George H. replied 1 month ago.

I am sorry I don't understand your posts so I am going to OPT OUT of your question. I suggest you get professional help with this before you spend any more money on parts.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Gee tks better get all money back