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03 escalade, cant get passenger wiper arm removed to get to

Customer Question

03 escalade, cant get passenger wiper arm removed to get to circuit board for wipers. They work on high speed but not on low or intermittent and washer does not work.
JA: Have you checked the fuses? Do you know if there is power to the wiper motor?
Customer: Changed fuses last week. Th
JA: What is the model/year of your Cadillac?
Customer: O3 escalade, 6 liter
JA: What year is your Escalade?
Customer: 03
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Changed fuses last week. Thats when they quit working all but on high speed. If high speed working, there is power, right?
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Changed washer fill tank and fuses last week.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  ggrote1 replied 1 year ago.

do you have a multi meter on hand ?

you have the drivers side wiper arm off and the passenger side once the nut is off it will not pull or pry off ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Cant get either wiper arm off. Wipers work on high speed but not on low speed or intermittent and washer doesn't work. Changed some fuses last week and this was result. Thought it might be circuit board which is under passenger wiper but can't get to it.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dont have a multi-meter
Expert:  ggrote1 replied 1 year ago.

once that nut is off try tapping with the nut on a few threads while pulling

we have to get that arm off to get to the wiper motor to test

in the under hood fuse box if you put your fingers on the relay called washer do you fell it click everytime you push the front washer with the truck ON ?

and this ONLY happened after you changed some fuse ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
happened after I changed fuses including washer fuse and wiper fuse. I tried to feel washer fuse with motor on and pressing washer switch, but no clicks.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is thete a lock washer on wiper arm?
Expert:  ggrote1 replied 1 year ago.

no its just a nut

the arm must be really stuck on the stem bad try tapping it while prying and pulling

Expert:  ggrote1 replied 1 year ago.

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